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  • n. The state or condition of being preppy.


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  • I'm not a fan of Kate Spade because of all the preppiness - but I absolutely adore all the ads, all the colours she uses!

    Kate Spade

  • But there are many, many other criteria against which a wardrobe can be measured: trendiness skimpiness preppiness trashiness gothiness dorkiness geekiness nerdiness

    Principia Aesthetica

  • Right into that bastion of pink and green preppiness.

    Lily Pulitzer “Wink’, Squeeze” and “Beachy”

  • Mr. C is so far removed from anything remotely preppy that one might say he and preppiness exist not just on different planets but in galaxies far, far away from each other :

    In Which I Am Being Preppy

  • British-born Ms. Lloyd, who also took on the title of co-president at Kate Spade when she joined the company in October, has a resume with just the right blend of preppiness: she most recently headed the design department at Gap Inc. 's Banana Republic unit, and used to design for Burberry, known for its tartan-lined trench coats.

    New York Fashion Week

  • Beginning this month, the label associated with Palm Beach and preppiness will introduce three scents — Wink, Squeeze, and Beachy — for both body and home.

    The Scent of a Preppy : Kate Ahlborn

  • Pint-size preppiness Lilly Pulitzer These Palm Beach pastels might be too, too on a grown-up, but they're perfect for kids.

    Play Date

  • Interestingly, although Mr. Pope radiated preppiness Ralph Lauren oxford shirt, etc., he was attended by two comely and very young women in seemingly identical short little black dresses with not much room to pin on their Sierra Club badges.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • My second impression of the school was the extreme preppiness of it.

    Be nice or I'll wish you into a cornfield.

  • On the Republican side I would suggest George Bush is fading, going down, it is being said that he suffers from terminal preppiness.

    Capitol Offences: Dr. Foth Meets Uncle Sam


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