Given to keeping things clean and in order:
(Now Rare) Old-fashioned; conservative
Clumsy and awkward; ungainly.
The definition of prissy is someone fussy and overly proper, or clothing with a lot of fancy elements.
Free from inhibition; unrestrained or unselfconscious:
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
Given to keeping things neat or well-arranged:
In good physical condition; fit; slim:
The definition of polite is someone or something that exhibits consideration for others and socially acceptable behavior.
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
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
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.
Elegantly stylish or fashionable:
Affectedly delicate or refined; mincing.
(Brit.) Affectedly clever, dainty, sweet, etc.
Habitually and carefully neat and clean.
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.
Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
Showing, variously, the middle-class respectability, prudery, bigotry, etc. generally attributed to Victorian England
(Archaic) Tightly laced, as a corset
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