prexy

[ prek-see ]
/ ˈprɛk si /
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noun, plural prex·ies. Slang.

a president, especially of a college or university.
Also prex.

Origin of prexy

1855–60; prex (by shortening and alteration of president) + -y2
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prexy


n.

1871, slang extension of prex.

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