Definition of prigging in English:

prigging

noun

  • Slang (originally cant). Stealing, thieving. In later use chiefly: petty theft, pilfering. Now historical.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Greene (bap. 1558, d. 1592), writer and playwright. From prig + -ing.

Pronunciation

prigging

/ˈprɪɡɪŋ/