(noun, adjective, verb)


1. refined; precise; very neat or nice.

Similar word(s): refined, mincing, twee

2. exaggeratedly proper

Similar word(s): proper, priggish, prissy, prudish, puritanical, straightlaced, straitlaced, victorian


1. (botany) privet


1. assume a prim appearance

- They mince and prim

Definition categories: change

2. contract one's lips

- She primmed her lips after every bite of food

Definition categories: change, compact, compress, constrict, contract, press, squeeze

3. dress primly

Definition categories: body, apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog