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prink

 (prĭngk)
v. prinked, prink·ing, prinks
v.tr.
To adorn (oneself) in a showy manner.
v.intr.
To dress or groom oneself with elaborate care or vanity; primp.

[Probably alteration of prank.]

prink′er n.

prink

(prɪŋk)
vb
1. to dress (oneself, etc) finely; deck out
2. (intr) to preen oneself
[C16: probably changed from prank2 (to adorn, decorate)]
ˈprinker n

prink

(prɪŋk)

v.t.
1. to deck or dress for show.
v.i.
2. to deck oneself out.
3. to fuss over one's dress, esp. before the mirror.
[1570–80; appar. akin to prank2]
prink′er, n.

prink


Past participle: prinked
Gerund: prinking

Imperative
prink
prink
Present
I prink
you prink
he/she/it prinks
we prink
you prink
they prink
Preterite
I prinked
you prinked
he/she/it prinked
we prinked
you prinked
they prinked
Present Continuous
I am prinking
you are prinking
he/she/it is prinking
we are prinking
you are prinking
they are prinking
Present Perfect
I have prinked
you have prinked
he/she/it has prinked
we have prinked
you have prinked
they have prinked
Past Continuous
I was prinking
you were prinking
he/she/it was prinking
we were prinking
you were prinking
they were prinking
Past Perfect
I had prinked
you had prinked
he/she/it had prinked
we had prinked
you had prinked
they had prinked
Future
I will prink
you will prink
he/she/it will prink
we will prink
you will prink
they will prink
Future Perfect
I will have prinked
you will have prinked
he/she/it will have prinked
we will have prinked
you will have prinked
they will have prinked
Future Continuous
I will be prinking
you will be prinking
he/she/it will be prinking
we will be prinking
you will be prinking
they will be prinking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been prinking
you have been prinking
he/she/it has been prinking
we have been prinking
you have been prinking
they have been prinking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been prinking
you will have been prinking
he/she/it will have been prinking
we will have been prinking
you will have been prinking
they will have been prinking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been prinking
you had been prinking
he/she/it had been prinking
we had been prinking
you had been prinking
they had been prinking
Conditional
I would prink
you would prink
he/she/it would prink
we would prink
you would prink
they would prink
Past Conditional
I would have prinked
you would have prinked
he/she/it would have prinked
we would have prinked
you would have prinked
they would have prinked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.prink - dress very carefully and in a finicky manner
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
2.prink - put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractiveprink - 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"
primp, preen, dress, plume - dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
prank - dress up showily; "He pranked himself out in his best clothes"
tart up - dress up in a cheap and provocative way
dress, dress up - dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"
enrobe - adorn with a robe
dizen, bedizen - dress up garishly and tastelessly
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
costume, dress up - dress in a costume; "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"
Translations

prink

[prɪŋk]
A. VTacicalar
B. VIacicalarse
References in classic literature ?
It must be recorded of Amy that she deliberately prinked that night.
They were soaked on Saturday afternoons in a handle-less cup filled with a solution of Parazone, while she took a bath, prinked her hair and got dressed for her Saturday night shift behind the bar of the Plas Parke in Pentrecwrt.