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prim

adjective uk   us   /prɪm/ (primmer, primmest) disapproving
very formal and correct in behaviour and easily shocked by anything rude: She's much too prim and proper to drink pints of beer.
primly
adverb uk   us   /ˈprɪm.li/
primly dressed
Translations of “prim”
in Vietnamese nghiêm túc…
in Spanish formal, remilgado…
in Thai สงบเสงี่ยม…
in Malaysian sangat tertib…
in French guindé…
in German steif…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一板一眼的, 拘謹的, 古板的…
in Indonesian terlalu sopan…
in Russian чопорный…
in Turkish soğuk ve resmî, fazla ciddi, kolay alınan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一板一眼的, 拘谨的, 古板的…
in Polish sztywny, pruderyjny…
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