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verb as in beautify and dress nicely

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For the first time in decades, Hollywood could—without looking retrograde—fill its frames with hot girls in tight clothes who lived to shop, primp and have sex.

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The mood becomes tender, fluid, and unbearably wistful when the bar boys primp in front of their own mirror.

But does encouraging women to primp and doll—in the name of equal rights—really foster equality?

He aint git fur 'fo' he see Brer Fox comin' down de road all primp up.

The boys ran off to "primp," and what the girls did to make themselves lovely, Libbie said "was a caution!"

"I reckon the gals wouldn't primp so much either if they could see the insides of their prize-packages," he returned.

She ran to the mirror for a final primp before he should see her.

There was one season in particular that I was careful to primp up and look sassy.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to primp, such as: groom, preen, prepare, slick, spruce, and titivate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.