Part of speech:
(Now Rare) Old-fashioned; conservative
Clumsy and awkward; ungainly.
The definition of formal is something that follows rules, is a dressy or important occasion, or something that has official sanctioning or approval.
Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
Affectedly modest or shy; coy
Used as an intensive with and :
Given to keeping things neat or well-arranged:
Given to keeping things clean and in order:
Habitually and carefully neat and clean.
In good physical condition; fit; slim:
The definition of polite is someone or something that exhibits consideration for others and socially acceptable behavior.
Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.
Involved or used in ceremonies:
(Informal) Demanding, requiring above-normal care.
Affectedly elegant or dainty: of a person or a person's speech, manner, etc.
Clean and in good order; trim; tidy
The definition of particular is pertaining to a specific person, thing or place, or something that is noteworthy or under immediate consideration.
Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
Orderly and neat; tidy:
Small but well arranged; compact and convenient; neat; trim
Following a direct or correct method or approach; systematic:
The definition of stuffy is a nose that is full of mucus, or a room that is not properly ventilated, or a conservative or stodgy person.
Righteousness accompanied by an unwarranted attitude of moral or social superiority; smug or hypocritical righteousness.
Free from inhibition; unrestrained or unselfconscious:
Elegantly stylish or fashionable:
The definition of prissy is someone fussy and overly proper, or clothing with a lot of fancy elements.
Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
Narrowly strict or severe in behavior or moral views
Showing, variously, the middle-class respectability, prudery, bigotry, etc. generally attributed to Victorian England
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
Affectedly delicate or refined; mincing.
(Brit.) Affectedly clever, dainty, sweet, etc.
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