Preppy Definition

prĕpē
preppier, preppies, preppiest
noun
A student at or graduate of a preparatory school.
Webster's New World
A person whose manner and dress are deemed typical of traditional preparatory schools.
American Heritage
adjective
preppier, preppiest
Designating, of, or like the fashion, esp. in clothes, associated with preparatory schools.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Preppy

Noun

Singular:
preppy
Plural:
preppies

Adjective

Base Form:
preppy
Comparative:
preppier
Superlative:
preppiest

Origin of Preppy

  • prep +"Ž -y, with a doubling of the p to ensure proper pronunciation.

    From Wiktionary

  • prep(aratory school) –y

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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