Synonyms for prim


1. prim, change
usage: assume a prim appearance; "They mince and prim"
2. prim, compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press
usage: contract one's lips; "She primmed her lips after every bite of food"
3. prim, prim up, prim out, dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel
usage: dress primly


1. dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee, refined (vs. unrefined)
usage: affectedly dainty or refined
2. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian, proper (vs. improper)
usage: exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
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