prig

Part of speech: noun

A formal, pedantic person.

Part of speech: adjective

Priggish.

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Usage examples "prig":

  1. " Be quiet, you prig! - "The Obstacle Race", Ethel M. Dell.
  2. Then she thought that she was a prig, and a wretch, and several other things which she would have been furious to be thought by anybody else. - "The Port of Adventure", Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson.
  3. By the letters he writes, I should judge him to be a horrible prig. - "Dorothy at Oak Knowe", Evelyn Raymond.