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Definition of prissy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    prissy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈprɪsi//
     
    (informal) (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1too careful to always behave correctly and appearing easily shocked by offensive behavior, etc. synonym prudish
  2. 2 She was a prissy little girl. Children's clothes that are attractive without being prissy.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: prissy