Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: prissy
IPA transcription: [pɹ'ɪsi]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish
    Meaning: excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
  • Synonyms: priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian
    Meaning: exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
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