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primp

 (prĭmp)
v. primped, primp·ing, primps
v.tr.
1. To dress or groom with meticulous or excessive attention to detail: I primped my hair for the date. Stylists primped the models before they appeared on the runway.
2. To spruce up or arrange carefully: "waiters in vests and neckties primping white tablecloths" (Pete Wells).
v.intr.
1. To dress or groom oneself with elaborate care; preen.
2. To spruce something up or arrange something carefully.

[Perhaps alteration of prim.]

primp

(prɪmp)
vb
to dress (oneself), esp in fine clothes; prink
[C19: probably from prim]

primp

(prɪmp)

v.t.
1. to dress or adorn with care.
v.i.
2. to groom oneself carefully.
[1795–1805; akin to prim]

primp


Past participle: primped
Gerund: primping

Imperative
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primp
Present
I primp
you primp
he/she/it primps
we primp
you primp
they primp
Preterite
I primped
you primped
he/she/it primped
we primped
you primped
they primped
Present Continuous
I am primping
you are primping
he/she/it is primping
we are primping
you are primping
they are primping
Present Perfect
I have primped
you have primped
he/she/it has primped
we have primped
you have primped
they have primped
Past Continuous
I was primping
you were primping
he/she/it was primping
we were primping
you were primping
they were primping
Past Perfect
I had primped
you had primped
he/she/it had primped
we had primped
you had primped
they had primped
Future
I will primp
you will primp
he/she/it will primp
we will primp
you will primp
they will primp
Future Perfect
I will have primped
you will have primped
he/she/it will have primped
we will have primped
you will have primped
they will have primped
Future Continuous
I will be primping
you will be primping
he/she/it will be primping
we will be primping
you will be primping
they will be primping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been primping
you have been primping
he/she/it has been primping
we have been primping
you have been primping
they have been primping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been primping
you will have been primping
he/she/it will have been primping
we will have been primping
you will have been primping
they will have been primping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been primping
you had been primping
he/she/it had been primping
we had been primping
you had been primping
they had been primping
Conditional
I would primp
you would primp
he/she/it would primp
we would primp
you would primp
they would primp
Past Conditional
I would have primped
you would have primped
he/she/it would have primped
we would have primped
you would have primped
they would have primped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.primp - dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up, gussy up, overdress, prink, get up - put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
Translations

primp

vtzurechtmachen; hair alsorichten; to primp oneself (up)sich fein machen, sich schniegeln
visich zurechtmachen
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