priggery

[ prig-uh-ree ]
/ ˈprɪg ə ri /

noun, plural prig·ger·ies for 2.

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

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Origin of priggery

First recorded in 1735–45; prig1 + -ery
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