Definition of prunish in English:

prunish

adjective

  • Prim or affected in speech or behaviour; in early use in "prunish and prismish".

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Spirit of the Times: a chronicle of the turf, agriculture, field sports, literature and the stage. From prune + -ish.

Pronunciation

prunish

/ˈpruːnɪʃ/