verb (used without object) Scot. and North England.

to exhibit pride or haughtiness; put on airs.

Origin of pross

perhaps Scots variant, in v. use, of prowess
Related formspross·er, nounpross·y, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for prossy

Historical Examples of prossy

  • In spite of the camp's curiosity, for the next few days they delicately withheld their usual evening visits to Prossy's mother.