English version

prig

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprigprig /prΙͺΙ‘/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 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 πŸ”Š Don’t be such a prig! It’s only a bit of harmless fun! β€”priggish adjective πŸ”Š a rather priggish, old-fashioned man β€”priggishness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
prigβ€’ Yet he was not a prig.β€’ They informed him that he was a prig.β€’ Hugh was a City prig of exemplary emotional repression.β€’ I became an insufferable prig, too.β€’ I used to be such a smug little prig.
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