prig Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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prignoun [C]

uk   us   /prɪɡ/ disapproving
a ​person who ​obeys the ​rules of ​correctbehaviour and ​considers himself or herself to be ​morallybetter than other ​people
(Definition of prig from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prig”
in Spanish pedante, presumido…
in Vietnamese người hợm mình…
in Malaysian sombong dan kolot…
in Thai คนอวดดี…
in French poseur/-euse…
in German der/die selbstgefällige Pedant(in)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一本正经的人, 自命清高的人…
in Indonesian orang sombong…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一本正經的人, 自命清高的人…
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