Definition of Primly

1. Adverb. In a prissy manner. "The new teacher alienates the children by behaving prissily"

Exact synonyms: Prissily
Partainyms: Prim, Prissy



Definition of Primly

1. adv. In a prim or precise manner.

Definition of Primly

1. Adverb. In a prim manner ¹

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Definition of Primly

1. in a prim manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Primly

primitive type
primitive types
primitively
primitiveness
primitivenesses
primitives
primitivism
primitivisms
primitivist
primitivistic
primitivistically
primitivists
primitivities
primitivity
primity
primly (current term)
primmed
primmer
primmers
primmest
primming
primness
primnesses
primo
primocane
primocanes
primogenial
primogenitive
primogenitor
primogenitors

Literary usage of Primly

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1. Lawrie Todd: Or, the Settlers in the Woods by John Galt (1849)
"One of them, Abimelech primly, was much attached to me, and though likely to come to the inheritance of a large fortune, evinced, up to the very day on ..."

2. British Journal by George Cruikshank (1853)
"And the Misses primly Backboards, they demand only fifty guineas a-year for the comforts of their elegant establishment for a select number of young ladies ..."

3. The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three Thousand Years by Henry Coppڳee (1900)
"primly? Oh! A—yes! That man. Yes! You didn't say I was at home? ... Well, but this primly— what can he want ? I never spoke to him but once, I think. ..."

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