Prig in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Prig

a deeply religious person who holds others to a high moral standard in a self-righteous and prudish way

Examples of Prig in a sentence

The pompous prig silently judged all of the other church members from his pew. 🔊

Even though he used to be a sinner himself, the haughty prig acted as if he had never done anything wrong. 🔊

Because he was such a prig, the self-righteous man’s family didn’t like to be around him. 🔊

Harriet is known to be a prig as she expects everyone to live up to her religious standards.  🔊

Scowling at the rest of the congregation, the prudish prig was always looking to find fault in other church members.  🔊

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