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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprigprig /prɪɡ/ noun [countable]  STUPID/NOT SENSIBLEsomeone who behaves in a morally good way and shows that they disapprove of the way other people behave – used to show disapproval Don’t be such a prig! It’s only a bit of harmless fun!priggish adjective a rather priggish, old-fashioned manpriggishness noun [uncountable]
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prigYet he was not a prig.They informed him that he was a prig.Hugh was a City prig of exemplary emotional repression.I became an insufferable prig, too.I used to be such a smug little prig.
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