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  1. priggishadjective

    Like a prig.

    Synonyms:
    puritanical, prudish, prissy, prim

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. priggish

    Synonyms:
    coxcombical, dandified, foppish, affected, prim, conceited

    Antonyms:
    plain, sensible, unaffected, simple-minded, simple-mannered

Princeton's WordNet

  1. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorianadjective

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

    Synonyms:
    blue(a), mincing, straitlaced, prissy, squeamish, overnice, dainty, puritanical, straightlaced, prudish, strait-laced, tight-laced, nice, straight-laced, squared-toe, niminy-piminy, victorian, prim, puritanic, twee, square-toed

    Antonyms:
    improper

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. priggishadjective

    Synonyms:
    conceited, pert, saucy, coxcomical

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  1. George Sand:

    Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.


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  • pedanteSpanish
  • suffisant, pharisaïqueFrench
  • दम्भीHindi
  • puriteins, preutsDutch
  • pedantePortuguese
  • போலித்தனமான செயல்களில் சிறிதளவும் பிறழாதுTamil
  • priggishUrdu
  • 一本正经Chinese

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