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Meaning of prig

prig

Pronunciation: (prig), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who displays or demands of others pointlessly precise conformity, fussiness about trivialities, or exaggerated propriety, esp. in a self-righteous or irritating manner.

prig

Pronunciation: (prig), [key]
— v., n. prigged, prig•ging,
—v.t.
  1. to steal.
—v.i.
  1. to haggle or argue over price.
  2. to beg or entreat; ask a favor.
—n.
  1. a thief.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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