Definition of prim adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

prim

adjective
prɪm
 
; prɪm
 
primmer, primmest (disapproving)
 
1 (of a person) always behaving in a careful and formal way, and easily shocked by anything that is rudeYou can't tell her that joke—she's much too prim and proper.2 formal and neat
Synonym
demure
a prim suit with a high-necked collar
primly
prɪmli
 
; prɪmli
 
adverb‘You're not supposed to say that,’ she said primly.
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