prim: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (prim), [key]
— adj., v., prim•mer, prim•mest, primmed, prim•ming.
  1. formally precise or proper, as persons or behavior; stiffly neat.
  1. to draw up the mouth in an affectedly nice or precise way.
  1. to make prim, as in appearance.
  2. to draw (one's face, lips, etc.) into a prim expression.


Pronunciation: (prim), [key]
— n.
  1. privet (def. 1).


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. primary.
  2. primitive.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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