- The definition of prissy is someone fussy and overly proper, or clothing with a lot of fancy girlish elements.
- A very proper girl who won't ever get any mud on herself and who doesn't like to do anything physical is an example of someone who might be described as prissy.
- A dress with lots of little bows and ruffles on it is an example of a prissy dress.
prissy definition by Webster's New World
prissy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective pris·si·er, pris·si·est
Excessively or affectedly prim and proper.
Origin: Perhaps blend of pri(m)1 and (si)ssy.
- prisˈsi·ly adverb
- prisˈsi·ness noun