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prickly pear any of various cactuses that have large, bristly, flattened stem joints, and bear brilliant flowers and sometimes edible fruit. [2 definitions]
prick up one's ears to suddenly become attentive and interested. [2 definitions]
pride an inherent feeling of dignity and worth. [7 definitions]
pride and joy something or someone highly valued or loved.
priedieu a low stand with a small desk top and a ledge at the bottom on which to kneel in prayer.
prier someone who inquires about or investigates something curiously or nosily; snoop.
priest a clergyman who performs religious rituals or leads a congregation in worship. [3 definitions]
priestess a female priest, esp. in certain ancient cultures.
priesthood priests as a group. [2 definitions]
priestly of, concerning, or befitting a priest.
prig one who is considered to be too strict, conservative, or smug in his or her conduct or standards of behavior.
prim formally correct and decorous, often to excess.
prima ballerina the principal female dancer in a ballet company.
primacy the state of being first, earliest, most essential, or most important.
prima donna the principal female soloist or singer in a concert, opera, or opera company. [2 definitions]
prima facie at first look; before closer examination or investigation.
primal earliest or original. [2 definitions]
primal therapy a psychological treatment in which the patient is encouraged to express the violent emotions of infancy by crying, screaming, shouting, or the like.
primaquine a synthetic chemical compound used in treating malaria.
primarily mainly; mostly; chiefly.
primary most essential, important, or prevalent; main; chief. [7 definitions]