priggery

[prig-uh-ree]
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noun, plural prig·ger·ies for 2.

the conduct or character of a prig.
an act or remark characteristic of a prig.

Nearby words

  1. priestley,
  2. priestley, j. b.,
  3. priestley, joseph,
  4. priestly,
  5. prig,
  6. priggish,
  7. priggism,
  8. prigogine,
  9. prigogine, ilya,
  10. prill

Origin of priggery

First recorded in 1735–45; prig1 + -ery

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