prissy


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Synonyms for prissy

Synonyms for prissy

Synonyms for prissy

excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

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Animal-obsessed Prissy can't bare the thought of losing the ranch and her precious creatures; especially her childhood horse, Humpy: a bedraggled shadow of a once-great rodeo horse, so she's off to save the ranch, calling in reinforcements - her ex-Fiancee Charles, the love of her life who left her at the alter when he discovered he was gay; which everyone else seemed to know.
SO NATURALLY, YUP, you can see why I rushed right over here when Prissy said you were messing around with ladders again," I said.
Talking of which, what happened to the prissy diva we were led to expect when told David Gest would be sashaying onto the show?
At a time when more and more products are being marketed as healthy, the fact that so many items seemed to flunk Hannaford's inspection raises questions about the integrity of the nutrition claims, which are regulated by FDA--or possibly about whether Hannaford made its standards too prissy or draconian.
Fastidious young Auggie is appalled by the unsanitary kitchen conditions, ``art''/(actually trash)-strewn lawn and vulgar pinkness of Finch's listing Victorian house, but heck, the prissy kid could use some shaking up.
Pictured are the cast, who are (back, from left) Helen Walker as Mrs Buttons, Alan Drake as the Town Crier, Bryan Middleham as Wicked Wizard Wally, Paul Sharp as Dame Blue, Ken Robson as the Duke and Alice Dabrowska as the Fairy Queen and (front, from left) Helen Middleham as Boy Blue, Megan Carlile as Bo Peep and Rebecca Swithenbank as Prissy
1974: Blazing Saddles: Harvey Korman as prissy, Cole Porter--quoting villain Hedley Lamarr.
She's not very prissy - she's more like a groin with a backing track.
But when prissy and pompous Victor Melling (Michael Caine) puts Hart through beauty camp, the transformation is a sight for sore eyes and something of an eye-opener for fellow agent Matthews (Benjamin Bratt).
The dog, Prissy, and the cat, Ashley, ware angry with each other.
Sometimes boys say that it's prissy and easy, and that ball sports are really what make a person strong.
After all, it's 2003, not 1950--girls no longer have to raise their cool quotient by fake-smiling until their cheeks explode or accessorizing the perfect head-to-toe prissy pink ensemble before prancing out to the bus stop in the morning.
CORRECTION: Even when one sets aside the prissy metaphors, Sloan's argument is weak.
JENNIFER Aniston leaves behind the prissy and privileged character of Rachel in Friends to play the part of the despairing check out girl Justine in The Good Girl - a dark comedy of drudgery, devotion and lost dreams.
In the end, all this shuddering comes across as more prissy than wise.