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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to priggish, such as: complacent, goody-goody, goody two-shoes, pompous, prim, and smug.

How to use priggish in a sentence

  • This judicial bent of the child is a curious one and often develops a priggish fondness for setting others morally straight.

    Children's Ways | James Sully
  • And yet if we had been that low-cut lady we would certainly have given that interfering and priggish little youngster a walloping.

    Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
  • He's a bit of a prig—in fact, he's as priggish as he well can be—but he's never done anything but run straight.

    Hyacinth | George A. Birmingham
  • Amy was telling me of some priggish things that Miss Belloc had said, and I did use those very words yesterday.

    Amy in Acadia | Helen Leah Reed
  • The development of Percival from a priggish misanthrope to a man and a lover is beautifully told.

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