Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pert; petulant; saucy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Pert; petulant; forward; saucy.

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  • adjective Bold, forward, insolent.

Etymologies

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From Latin procax ("bold")

Examples

  • Menemon (it will be observed that he has a persistent, balefully procacious, perhaps, indeed, Freudian predilection for the letters U,

    The Merry-Go-Round

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