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- 1. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian, proper (vs. improper)
- usage: exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
- 2. dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish, fastidious (vs. unfastidious)
- usage: excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
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See also: prissy (Dictionary)