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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.


informal the fact of being preppy
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The suit fits him perfectly, and the lavender knit tie adds a nice touch of preppiness.
Introduce a flash of preppiness with a blazer featuring a school badge proudly emblazoned on its chest.
Tropez-inspired pieces gave a balanced sense of both preppiness and refined elegance.