adjective, prim·mer, prim·mest.
verb (used without object), primmed, prim·ming.
verb (used with object), primmed, prim·ming.
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Origin of prim1
OTHER WORDS FROM primprim·ly, adverbprim·ness, nounun·primmed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for prim
When her 12-year-old sister, Prim, is selected to compete in the Hunger Games, Katniss volunteers to go instead.
In her mug shot, she looks so prim in her shawl-collared coat, with its horizontal weave, buttoned up high and proper.
Sometimes his leather jackets were sporty and rakish, at others they were sculpted into prim, hourglass shapes.
See exclusive behind-the-scenes photos of the prim and proper actress at a project for a Scottish clothing brand.
In escort circles, there are two brunette archetypes: the prim Audrey Hepburn type, and the voluptuous Ashley Dupré type.
She led the girls to the house, seating them in a prim, old fashioned living room.The Secret of the Sundial|Mildred A. Wirt, AKA Ann Wirt
"You see there are some things to be got really very nice in Paris, Roger," said Gladys in her prim old-fashioned way.Two Little Waifs|Mrs. Molesworth
Terry delivered orders like a general and Prim, her twin sister obeyed like a private in the ranks.
As Terry stepped from her plane, Prim threw both arms about her.
Helen took stock of her as she advanced, a prim little figure dressed with exceeding neatness.Unlucky|Caroline Austin