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primsie

[ prim-see, -zee ]
/ ˈprɪm si, -zi /
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adjective Scot.
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Origin of primsie

1775–85; prim1 + -sie, spelling variant of -sy
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How to use primsie in a sentence

  • Primsie is also found in Burns poems with the signification of demure, precise, according to the glossary.

    Measure for Measure|William Shakespeare
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