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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a person regarded as arrogant and annoying;
[syn: snob, prig, snot, snoot]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prig \Prig\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Prigged; p. pr. & vb. n. Prigging.] [A modification of prick.] To haggle about the price of a commodity; to bargain hard. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prig \Prig\, v. t. 1. To cheapen. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. [Perhaps orig., to ride off with. See Prick, v. t.] To filch or steal; as, to prig a handkerchief. [Cant] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prig \Prig\, n. 1. A pert, conceited, pragmatical fellow. [1913 Webster] The queer prig of a doctor. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. A thief; a filcher. [Cant] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

45 Moby Thesaurus words for "prig": Brahmin, Grundy, Victorian, bluenose, clout, conformist, cop, egghead, elitist, filch, filcher, formalist, genteel, goody-goody, heist, highbrow, larcener, larcenist, mandarin, mid-Victorian, nab, name-dropper, nick, old maid, pedant, pilfer, pilferer, precisian, precisionist, priggish, prissy, prude, prudish, purist, puritan, puritanical, purloiner, snob, stealer, stick-in-the-mud, straitlaced, stuffed shirt, stuffy, thieve, tufthunter




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