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prim

prim

 
pronunciation:
prIm
part of speech: adjective
inflections: primmer, primmest
definition: correct and proper beyond what is needed.
Janet felt uncomfortable in her prim clothes at the picnic.
similar words:
correct, formal, precise, rigid, scrupulous, stiff, stuffy, well-behaved
derivations: primly (adv.), primness (n.)