- a president, especially of a college or university.
Origin of prexy
1855–60; prex (by shortening and alteration of president) + -y2
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Examples from the Web for prexy
"They would, of course, hold the memorial meeting," said Prexy.
Another thing, I'm going down and telephone the news to Prexy myself.
Prexy read it to me himself and wiped his eyes while he did it.
Prexy always comes to that and any of the alumni who happen to be down.Molly Brown's Junior Days</p>
Or, possibly, prexy Wallington, under whom he had worked while taking his doctor's degree.Border, Breed Nor Birth
Dallas McCord Reynolds
Word Origin and History for prexy
1871, slang extension of prex.
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