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n. pl. prex·ies Slang
A president, especially of a college or university.

[Shortening and alteration of president.]


(ˈprɛk si)

n., pl. prex•ies
Slang. a president, esp. of a college or university.
[1870–75, (by shortening and alter. of president) + -y2]
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Noun1.prexy - the head administrative officer of a college or university
academic administrator - an administrator in a college or university
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