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Synonyms for priggish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian(adj)

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

    Synonyms:
    blue(a), mincing, straitlaced, prissy, squeamish, overnice, dainty, puritanical, straightlaced, priggish, prudish, strait-laced, tight-laced, nice, straight-laced, squared-toe, niminy-piminy, victorian, prim, puritanic, twee, square-toed

    Antonyms:
    improper

Wiktionary

  1. priggish(adjective)

    Like a prig.

    Synonyms:
    puritanical, prudish, prissy, prim

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. priggish(a.)

    Synonyms:
    conceited, pert, saucy, coxcomical


Translations for priggish

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  • pedanteSpanish
  • suffisant, pharisaïqueFrench
  • दम्भीHindi
  • puriteins, preutsDutch
  • pedantePortuguese
  • போலித்தனமான செயல்களில் சிறிதளவும் பிறழாதுTamil
  • priggishUrdu

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