What does priggish mean?

Definitions for priggish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian(adj)

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"


  1. priggish(Adjective)

    Like a prig.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Priggish(adj)

    like a prig; conceited; pragmatical


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of priggish in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of priggish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Sand:

    Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.

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Translations for priggish

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • pedanteSpanish
  • suffisant, pharisaïqueFrench
  • दम्भीHindi
  • puriteins, preutsDutch
  • pedantePortuguese
  • போலித்தனமான செயல்களில் சிறிதளவும் பிறழாதுTamil
  • priggishUrdu
  • 一本正经Chinese

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