preppie


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prep·py

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.
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Translations

preppie

preppy [ˈprepɪ] (US)
A. ADJde muy buen tono
B. N
1. (= prep school student) alumno de colegio secundario privado
2. (= rich kid) → niño/a m/f bien, niño/a m/f pera, pijo/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

preppie

, preppy
adjadrett, popperhaft (esp pej)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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Classic loafers have a preppie feel, go with most casual clothes and are great for those weekend gateways.
Mike Sheehan is known for his detective work in three high-profile cases, the Central Park jogger case, the zodiac killer crimes and - perhaps most notably - the Preppie Killer case, in which Irish American teenager Robert Chambers was jailed for strangling a girl to death in Central Park.
A NOTORIOUS Irish-American, who became known as the Preppie Killer is to spend spend a further 19 years in jail for selling drugs.
But all the training in the world couldn't have prepared him for his latest assignment--posing as a preppie to befriend Natalie Connor (Hilary Duff), whose dad works for the evil-doing organization ERIS.
A shy, provincial preppie freshly arrived in Paris gets a crash course in accosting women in "Confessions of a Pick-Up Artist." Spectacularly crass -- but amusing if you're in the mood for unapologetic sexism writ very large -- this low-budget two-hander is certainly true to its title, with some confessions entertaining and others outright disgusting.
The latest fashion ranges to hit the shops take their inspiration from baseball and basketball with a hint of cutie-pie preppie style thrown in.
THE American preppie sports look is going to be a winner this summer.
diplomat, Sam went to Phillips Exeter Academy, but he quickly dropped every trace of the preppie.
Robert Chambers, dubbed ''The Preppie Killer'' after he throttled a teenage girl to death, has been charged with possession of crack cocaine.
"The Preppie Killer", who has fled to Ireland because he believes he will be victimised in his native New York, has unleashed an astonishing outburst, blaming the teenager he killed for playing too rough.
Nina Siemaszko, the new Mona Ramsey, is a lot blander than Chloe Webb was in the role, and the story line of preppie Beauchamp Day (Thomas Gibson), his pregnant wife, DeDe (Barbara Garrick), and his mother-in-law, Frannie Halcyon (Diana LeBlanc), feels tacked on and useless.