Definition of priggishly in English:



  • See priggish

    • ‘And I used to have my little priggish laugh at the woman who counted her chickens before they were hatched and so forth, and I was convinced that honesty was the best policy, also a little priggishly.’
    • ‘So the more complex question is not why the markets had reacted so priggishly, but why now?’
    • ‘My partner had wanted souvenirs, but somewhat priggishly, I had stopped her.’
    • ‘"There's nothing wrong with having a few principles", he insists, priggishly.’