Priss Definition

prĭs
noun
A prissy person.
Webster's New World
The definition of a priss is a spoiled or uptight person who thinks they are too good for everyone or everything.
An example of a priss is a girl who wears a party dress to a picnic and who refuses to get dirty.
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verb
To act or move about in a prissy way or manner.
Webster's New World

Origin of Priss

  • Back-formation from prissy (analyzed as priss + -y (“(manner)")), noun attested 1923.

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