Definition of Prink

1. Verb. Dress very carefully and in a finicky manner.

Generic synonyms: Dress, Get Dressed



2. Verb. Put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive. "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"

Definition of Prink

1. v. i. To dress or adjust one's self for show; to prank.

2. v. t. To prank or dress up; to deck fantastically.

Definition of Prink

1. Verb. (obsolete or dialectal) to give a wink; to wink. ¹

2. Noun. the act of prinking ¹

3. Verb. to look, gaze ¹

4. Verb. to dress finely, primp ¹

5. Verb. to strut, put on pompous airs, be pretentious ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prink

1. to dress or adorn in a showy manner [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prink

principle of relativity
principle of substitutivity
principle of superposition
principle of verifiability
principle of verification
principled
principles
principlism
principlist
principlists
princock
princocks
princox
princoxes
pringleite
prink (current term)
prinked
prinker
prinkers
prinking
prinks
print
print-disabled
print-on-demand
print-through
print buffer
print disabled
print head
print heads
print media

Literary usage of Prink

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

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1896)
"prink, 51 Conn. 342, 50 Am. Rep. left unfastened, or improperly and negli- 24. gently secured, but does not necessarily indi- cate by whom he was so left, ..."

2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"prink, ». (1) To adorn ; to be smart. (2) To be forward. North. (3) To gaze upon. West. (4) The barley is just prinking out of the ground ; just making its ..."

3. The Semantic Development of Words for "walk, Run" in the Germanic Languges by Roscoe Myrl Ihrig (1916)
"prink, PRIMP: PRANCE, WALK PROUDLY 46.01. Swed. dial. knota stolzieren (von Pferden), Norw. knota zierlich reden, Fremdworte gebrauchen, Norw. dial. knota ..."

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