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Meaning of PRIG

Pronunciation:  prig

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
 

PRIG is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: snob, snot
 
 See Also: disagreeable person, unpleasant person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Prig\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prigged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Prigging}.] [A modification of prick.]
    To haggle about the price of a commodity; to bargain hard.
    [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
    
    
  2. \Prig\, v. t.
    1. To cheapen. [Scot.]
    
    2. [Perhaps orig., to ride off with. See {Prick}, v. t.] To
       filch or steal; as, to prig a handkerchief. [Cant]
    
    
  3. \Prig\, n.
    1. A pert, conceited, pragmatical fellow.
    
             The queer prig of a doctor.           --Macaulay.
    
    2. A thief; a filcher. [Cant] --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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