prexy

[ prek-see ]

noun,plural prex·ies.Slang.
  1. a president, especially of a college or university.

Origin of prexy

1
1855–60; prex (by shortening and alteration of president) + -y2
  • Also prex .

Words Nearby prexy

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How to use prexy in a sentence

  • prexy always comes to that and any of the alumni who happen to be down.

  • prexy has specially requested you to repeat the Flora picture,” she announced, breathlessly.

  • prexy, Miss Walker, was not only willing to coperate but delighted that the students were finding a way out of the difficulty.

  • prexy looks worried,” remarked Sid, as the good doctor passed on out of hearing.

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  • “And of course she expected prexy or the registrar to go back and look for them,” added Rachel.

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