Definition of prithee exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

prithee

 exclamation
exclamation
BrE BrE//ˈprɪðiː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɪðiː//
 
(old use)
 
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used when asking somebody politely to do something Word Origin late 16th cent.: abbreviation of I pray thee.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: prithee