Definition of prink in English:


Syllabification: prink
Pronunciation: /priNGk


(prink oneself)
Spend time making minor adjustments to one’s appearance; primp: prinking themselves in front of the mirror
More example sentences
  • You heard the Postmaster was here and so you must prink and prim yourself in front of the mirror - look on this side and that side and all around.


late 16th century: probably related to archaic prank 'dress or adorn in a showy manner'; related to Middle Low German prank 'pomp', Dutch pronk 'finery'.

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