Preppy meaning

prĕp'ē
A student or former student of a preparatory school.
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A person whose manner and dress are deemed typical of traditional preparatory schools.
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Of or relating to a preppy or a preparatory school.
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A student at or graduate of a preparatory school.
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Designating, of, or like the fashion, esp. in clothes, associated with preparatory schools.
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Relating to things (such as clothing) that are typical of students at prep schools.
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A student of a prep school. [from mid 20th c.]
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Origin of preppy

  • prep(aratory school) –y
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • prep +"Ž -y, with a doubling of the p to ensure proper pronunciation.
    From Wiktionary