prink

[ pringk ]
/ prɪŋk /

verb (used with object)

to deck or dress for show.

verb (used without object)

to deck oneself out.
to fuss over one's dress, especially before the mirror.

Origin of prink

First recorded in 1570–80; apparently akin to prank2

OTHER WORDS FROM prink

prink·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for prink

prink
/ (prɪŋk) /

verb

to dress (oneself, etc) finely; deck out
(intr) to preen oneself

Derived forms of prink

prinker, noun

Word Origin for prink

C16: probably changed from prank ² (to adorn, decorate)
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