Definition of prink in English:

prink

verb

prink oneself
  • Spend time making minor adjustments to one's appearance.

    ‘women were prinking themselves in front of the looking glass’
    • ‘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.’
    groom, tidy, arrange, brush, comb, smooth, smarten, smarten up, spruce up, freshen, freshen up, beautify, pretty, preen, primp
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Origin

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’.

Pronunciation

prink

/prɪŋk/