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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.
FROM BRITNEY TO BUFFY, WE'RE SUDDENLY RETHINKING POSTFEMINIST POP CULTURE—AND NOTHING COULD BE HEALTHIERJUDY BERMANMARCH 2, 2021TIME
He aint git fur 'fo' he see Brer Fox comin' down de road all primp up.
NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUSJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
The boys ran off to "primp," and what the girls did to make themselves lovely, Libbie said "was a caution!"
BETTY GORDON AT MOUNTAIN CAMPALICE B. EMERSON
"I reckon the gals wouldn't primp so much either if they could see the insides of their prize-packages," he returned.
DIXIE HARTWILL N. HARBEN
She ran to the mirror for a final primp before he should see her.
THE FASHIONABLE ADVENTURES OF JOSHUA CRAIGDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
There was one season in particular that I was careful to primp up and look sassy.
LITTLE MR. THIMBLEFINGER AND HIS QUEER COUNTRYJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
It is just long enough so that, if we see anybody turn in, we can primp a little before they get to the house.
THE GIRLS OF HILLCREST FARMAMY BELL MARLOWE
He ain't git fur 'fo' he see Brer Fox comin' down de road all primp up.
NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUSJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
En he wuz all primp up, too, mon, en he look slick en shiny lak he des come outen de sto'.
NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUSJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
They just sit around and primp up and read, and do things like that.
THE ROVER BOYS AT COLBY HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIMP

  • array
  • attire
  • beautify
  • clothe
  • deck out
  • embellish
  • fit out
  • fix up
  • gussy up
  • improve
  • overdress
  • preen
  • prettify
  • primp
  • prink
  • slick
  • smarten
  • spiff up
  • spruce up
  • titivate
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