"prim" in the verb sense
assume a prim appearance
"They mince and prim"
contract one's lips
"She primmed her lips after every bite of food"
3. prim, prim up, prim out
"prim" in the adjective sense
1. mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee
affectedly dainty or refined
2. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian
"my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
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