HyperDic: priggish

English > 1 sense of the word priggish:
ADJECTIVEallpriggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorianexaggeratedly proper
English > priggish: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningexaggeratedly proper.
Synonymsprim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian
Broaderpropermarked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
Spanishgazmoño, mojigato, pudibundo, puritano, remilgado
Nounspriggishnessexaggerated and arrogant properness
Adverbspriggishlyin a priggish manner

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