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  • v. Present participle of primp.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. careful or finicky grooming

Etymologies

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Examples

  • So all your posturing and primping is based on your own imagination.

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  • If this is first grade, I am afraid to see what kind of primping obsessions middle school will bring.

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  • Michael Anderson: When someone highlighted this last year I actually found one song worth having, that I still listen ... lgreenberg: Funny, I do find myself "primping" a bit before I snap my daily photo.

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  • Among the more "device-specific" of these external batteries. lgreenberg: Funny, I do find myself "primping" a bit before I snap my daily photo.

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  • But "primping" is, literally, the act of degrossifying yourself.

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  • Perhaps it is! "sighed her companion, and the two of them, who had been taking surreptitious glances in mirrors, enclosed in the flaps of their bags, ceased" primping, "until they could be sure whether or not there was any object in it.

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  • Now I do not mean to dismiss the extra primping and preparation that comes with expected visitors.

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  • I lost myself during those primping sessions and dreamed of luxury and sweet times with the “perfect” man.

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  • The women around me were ditching their glasses to the waitresses and seemed to be primping in preparation of something.

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