noun Informal.

a prissy person.

Origin of priss

1920–25, Americanism, back formation from prissy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for priss

1914, Southern U.S., back-formation from prissy.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper