|part of speech:
||formally correct and decorous, often to excess.
Her most revealing dress looked prim compared to the daring gowns the other women were wearing.
- prissy, proper, punctilious
- similar words:
- correct, decorous, fastidious, formal, fussy, precise, prudish, rigid, scrupulous, squeamish, stiff, strait-laced, stuffy, well-behaved
||primly (adv.), primness (n.)