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prink

[pringk] /prɪŋk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to deck or dress for show.
verb (used without object)
2.
to deck oneself out.
3.
to fuss over one's dress, especially before the mirror.
Origin of prink
1570-1580
First recorded in 1570-80; apparently akin to prank2
Related forms
prinker, noun
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prink

/prɪŋk/
verb
1.
to dress (oneself, etc) finely; deck out
2.
(intransitive) to preen oneself
Derived Forms
prinker, noun
Word Origin
C16: probably changed from prank² (to adorn, decorate)
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