What does the word prig mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A formal, pedantic person.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Priggish.

Usage examples for prig

  1. " Be quiet, you prig! – The Obstacle Race by 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 by 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 by Evelyn Raymond
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