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prig
American English: /prɪɡ/
British English: /prɪɡ/

Translation of prig in Spanish:

noun

  • don't be such a prig!
    ¡no seas tan mojigato!
    ¡no seas tan santito! [ironic]
    Example sentences
    • Maybe you should have thought about that before you started behaving like a pompous prig.
    • His colleagues take him for a moralistic prig, but we sense powerful appetites, and honesty that is less an emanation of virtue than a stay against chaos.
    • She will become unself-critical and demanding of others; what might, with some justification, be called a self-righteous prig.
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