to groom or dress up in a fussy way
Origin of primpprobably extension of prim
verbprimped, primp·ing, primps
To dress or groom (oneself) with meticulous or excessive attention to detail.
To dress or groom oneself with elaborate care; preen.
Origin of primpPerhaps alteration of prim1.
(third-person singular simple present primps, present participle primping, simple past and past participle primped)
- To spend time improving one's appearance (often in front of a mirr).