Definition of Priggery

1. n. Priggism.



Definition of Priggery

1. Noun. (dated) thievery or roguery ¹

2. Noun. priggishness ¹

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Definition of Priggery

1. priggism [n -GERIES] - See also: priggism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Priggery

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Literary usage of Priggery

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"... Eroto-priggery: the writings of Ellen Key. R. West. New Repub 2:150-2 Mr 13 '15 Key to nowhere; story. B: Ward. ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1833)
"... Who stutter'da leetle— With hia rory, bory, whiggery, priggery, lilly, lilly, ... Who stutter'da leetle, With my rory, bory, whiggery, priggery, lilly, ..."

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