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Definition of the verb primp
What does primp mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: primped | primping | primps
- dress or groom with elaborate care
- examples: They primp | They primp themselves
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being] [Verb] Marlene dressed [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] Celia brushed her hair | Celia brushed the baby's hair | Marlene dressed the baby | Sheila groomed the horse | The hygienist flossed my teeth [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient, reflexive] Marlene dressed herself
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- synonyms of primp: dress / plume / preen
- more generic terms: attire / deck out / deck up / dress up / fancy up / fig out / fig up / get up / gussy up / overdress / prink / rig out / tog out / tog up / trick out / trick up = put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
Alternative definition of the verb primp
- To spend time improving ones appearance (often in front of a mirror).
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for primp
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Multiscreen Marketing (2014)
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by Adrian Room
PRODIGY 181 prink/ primp To prink oneself up is to dress carefully and finely, and admire oneself while doing so: 'Hugh spent ages prinking himself up before the mirror.' To primp is to dress similarly, but in an ultra-correct or proper manner ...
by Sidney L. Landau
PRIMP. print n. imprint, impression, mark, seal, stamp, brand, impress. — v. mark, stamp, impress, imprint, offset, engrave. prior adj. previous, preceding, anterior, earlier, former, antecedent, aforementioned, foregoing, precursive, preexistent, ...
by Oxford University Press
primp /primp/ v. 1 make (the hair, one's clothes, etc.) neat or overly tidy. 2 groom (oneself) painstakingly. prim•rose /eprimfrPz/ n. plant bearing pale yellow flowers in the early spring. pri•mum mo•bi•le /fprOm/m emPb/ flN; ...
Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck
primp (primp), v.t. to deck (one's self) in a prim or affected manner; prink. primrose (prim'roz), n. an early spring flower of a pale yellow color, of several species: adj. pale yellow. Primrose League (leg), n. a political and social organization within ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
extravagantly: 8 OVerdeck finical//: 5 primp hair: 6 barber Hawaiian: 6 muumuu ...
by Michael Agnes
primitive; fundamental primp (primp) vt., vi. Iprob. < PRIM] to groom or dress up in a fussy way prim-rose (prim'rdz') n. laltered (after rose) < ML primula} a plant with tubelike, often yellow flowers primrose path 1 the ...
by POCKET BOOKS STAFF, Pocket Books
primp (primp), v.t. & v.L to dress up or groom in a fastidious way. prim-rose (prim'roz), ru 1. any one of variously colored plants with tubelike corollas. 2. the flower of such a plant, often yellow in color. primrose ...
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Usage statistics about primp
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb primp:
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Lafayette Steampunk Fest 2012 Hair Primp
Lafayette, Louisiana, Steampunk Fest
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Scrabble value of P3R1I1M3P3
The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine