adjective, prim·mer, prim·mest.
verb (used without object), primmed, prim·ming.
verb (used with object), primmed, prim·ming.
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OTHER WORDS FROM primprimly, adverbprimness, nounun·primmed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for prim
George Will put it more primly, but with the same sense of trepidation.
Engel would come walking along primly, right into its light.
The arrangement of the room coquettes primly with that simplicity which was paraded at the time.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
"It has nothing to do with the secret proceedings of your 'frat'," said Dora, primly.Ramsey Milholland|Booth Tarkington