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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 ?
And Polly ran into her own room, to prink also, fearing that her friend might be ashamed of her plain costume.
These were photographs that appeared to show battle scenes from the siege of Sevastopol, soldiers in action, guns blazing, and all the now-familiar images of full-scale warfare--images that had hitherto been restricted to the paintings and prinks of artists like William Simpson, semi-official artist of the war.