preppie


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prep·py

or prep·pie  (prĕp′ē)Informal
n. pl. prep·pies
1. A student or former student of a preparatory school.
2. A person whose manner and dress are deemed typical of traditional preparatory schools.
adj. prep·pi·er, prep·pi·est
Of or relating to a preppy or a preparatory school.


prep′pi·ly adv.
prep′pi·ness n.
Translations

preppie

preppy [ˈprepɪ] (US)
A. ADJde muy buen tono
B. N
1. (= prep school student) alumno de colegio secundario privado
2. (= rich kid) → niño/a m/f bien, niño/a m/f pera, pijo/a m/f

preppie

, preppy
adjadrett, popperhaft (esp pej)
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