priggishly

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in a priggish manner; "this professor acts so priggishly--like a moderator with a gavel!
meticulously, strictly; arrogantly, conceitedly; pedantically, in a petty manner; in the manner of being overly concerned with one's appearance
in a priggish manner; "this professor acts so priggishly--like a moderator with a gavel!"
prig
A person who demonstrates an exaggerated conformity or propriety, especially in an irritatingly arrogant or smug manner
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A petty thief or pickpocket
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A conceited dandy; a fop
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{v} to steal, haggle
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{n} a conceited fellow
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To haggle about the price of a commodity; to bargain hard
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To filch or steal; as, to prig a handkerchief
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to haggle or argue over price
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{i} meticulous or strict person; pedant, one who concerns himself with trivial details; arrogant person; prissy person, preener
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A thief; a filcher
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A pert, conceited, pragmatical fellow
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a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
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disapproval If you call someone a prig, you disapprove of them because they behave in a very moral way and disapprove of other people's behaviour as though they are superior. someone who behaves in a morally good way and shows that they disapprove of the way other people behave - used to show disapproval (Probably from prig (17-19 centuries), perhaps from prig (16-19 centuries))
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To cheapen
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