[ prahy-mer-ee-ing -muh-ree- ]

nounU.S. Politics.
  1. the mounting of a challenge to the incumbent in a primary election: There were many instances of primarying during the last election cycle.

Origin of primarying

First recorded in 2010–15; primary + -ing1

Words Nearby primarying Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023