adjective, pris·si·er, pris·si·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM prissypris·si·ly, adverbpris·si·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for prissy
In the first draft of the script she was written more, in my opinion, prissy.Interview: Kristen Bell, Voiceover Queen, On ‘Frozen,’ ‘Veronica Mars,’ & More|Andrew Romano|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Will someone please buy Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood a few bandaids for their prissy little hurt feelings?Egypt's 'Apes and Pigs' Morsi Can't Handle Bassem Youssef, the Egyptian Jon Stewart|Justin Green|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You can easily see Amanda taking revenge on "prissy" Meredith.
The woman was, as Prissy had assured Abram, “tickled to pieces.”The Fighting Shepherdess |Caroline Lockhart
But I did tell the Scouts about Prissy's thinking we weren't interested in learning things.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
Her father pushed back his chair in great astonishment and looked at Prissy.
Leslie followed over the threshold, and Prissy ran by like a squirrel, and perched herself on a stool just under the bird-cage.
To be sure, Prissy Hoskins's delaines and calicoes didn't need to be contrived after Demorest's fashion-plates.