prim Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"prim" in British English

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primadjective

uk   us   /prɪm/ (primmer, primmest) disapproving
very ​formal and ​correct in ​behaviour and ​easilyshocked by anything ​rude: She's much too prim and ​proper to ​drinkpints of ​beer.
primly
adverb uk   us   /ˈprɪm.li/
primly ​dressed
(Definition of prim from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prim" in American English

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primadjective

 us   /prɪm/
formal, ​neat, and ​sociallycorrect: She ​wore a ​silkgown and prim ​whitegloves.
(Definition of prim from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prim”
in Spanish formal, remilgado…
in Vietnamese nghiêm túc…
in Malaysian sangat tertib…
in Thai สงบเสงี่ยม…
in French guindé…
in German steif…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一板一眼的, 拘谨的, 古板的…
in Turkish soğuk ve resmî, fazla ciddi, kolay alınan…
in Russian чопорный…
in Indonesian terlalu sopan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一板一眼的, 拘謹的, 古板的…
in Polish sztywny, pruderyjny…
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