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adj. pris·si·er, pris·si·est
Excessively or affectedly prim and proper.
adj, -sier or -siest
fussy and prim, esp in a prudish way
[C20: probably from prim + sissy]
adj. -si•er, -si•est.
excessively proper; affectedly correct; prim.
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|Adj.||1.||prissy - exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"|
priggish, prudish, square-toed, straightlaced, straight-laced, straitlaced, strait-laced, tight-laced, victorian, puritanical, prim
proper - marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
|2.||prissy - excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"|
fastidious - giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness; "a fastidious and incisive intellect"; "fastidious about personal cleanliness"