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Overview of adj prissy

The adj prissy has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian

(exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts")

2. dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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