Definition of Primming

1. Verb. (present participle of prim) ¹



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Definition of Primming

1. prim [v] - See also: prim

Lexicographical Neighbors of Primming

primitives
primitivism
primitivisms
primitivist
primitivistic
primitivistically
primitivists
primitivities
primitivity
primity
primly
primmed
primmer
primmers
primmest
primming (current term)
primness
primnesses
primo
primocane
primocanes
primogenial
primogenitive
primogenitor
primogenitors
primogeniture
primogenitures
primogenitureship
primordia
primordial

Literary usage of Primming

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1851)
"... an audience was requested by her immaculate handmaid, Mrs. Hannah, who, with much primming of the mouth', and many maidenly hesitations, requested leave ..."

2. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"'In my Case you will please to speak the truth,' said Diana, and beheld in the looking-glass the primming of her maid's mouth. The sight shot a sting. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"And then there was A primming round the mouth, of odious cast, Bespeaking the proud vacancy within. Now for the sermon. O ye ruling Powers Of Poesy Sublime, ..."

4. Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott (1827)
"... bead-roll of her proposed charities, and assuming a very sage look, and primming up her little chattering mouth, she went on in a different tone— " But, ..."

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