Definition of prim:
prim out, tidy, kempt, puritanical, hypersensitive, bandbox, natty, best, dainty, prissy, defensive, decorous, square-toed, proper, bluenosed, thin-skinned, tight-laced, clean, boot-cut, niminy-piminy, prudish, shipshape, A-line, trig, moody, uncluttered, backless, priggish, squared-toe, well-groomed, button-through, genteel, stuffy, prim and proper, spruce, tidied, plain, blue, antiseptic, puritanic, nice-nelly, formal, casual, brief, overnice, nice, twee, snug, touchy, prim up, button-down, crisp, straitlaced, straight-laced, Victorian, neat, smug, trim, straightlaced, groomed, fragile, pat, strait-laced, cleanly, dapper, clingy, sensitive, old-maidish, refined, baggy, exquisite, demure, orderly, mincing, picked up.
fastidious (part of speech: adjective)
- proper (part of speech: adjective)
- "Sant' Ilario", F. Marion Crawford.
- "The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns", Arnold Bennett.
- "Mr. Hogarth's Will", Catherine Helen Spence.