The definition of prissy is someone fussy and overly proper, or clothing with a lot of fancy girlish elements.adjective
- 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.
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adjective pris·si·er, pris·si·est
Origin: Perhaps blend of pri(m)1 and (si)ssy.
- prisˈsi·ly adverb
- prisˈsi·ness noun