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Meaning of “prim” - Learner’s Dictionary

prim

adjective     /prɪm/
Someone who is prim behaves in a very formal way and is easily shocked by anything rude: Sarah wouldn't find that funny - she's far too prim and proper (= shocked by anything rude).Manners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
primly adverb
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…
(Definition of prim from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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