(1) Maybe you should have thought about that before you started behaving like a pompous prig .(2) I want to know which school this illiterate prig went to, in order to avoid it.(3) And Bruce's childhood friend, Rachel, is a sanctimonious prig who likes to lecture Bruce about how he should live his life.(4) He was excellent, as the pompous prig , but one could not really believe in the volte-face at the end, when humanity and love creeps up on him in the shape of an Indian princess.(5) His colleagues take him for a moralistic prig , but we sense powerful appetites, and honesty that is less an emanation of virtue than a stay against chaos.(6) When he prides himself on his correct behavior, he becomes a prig .(7) The book, thus far, has only served to further my insistence that the character of Harry Potter is, as they say, a prig .(8) She laughed at me, Russell wrote, when I behaved like a don or a prig , and when I was dictatorial in conversation.(9) But, while Shinn is a good social reporter, he seems slightly confused in his attitude to Stephen: one moment he is the play's moral touchstone, and the next a prig .(10) Bill and Alice's identity crisis hits bottom too fast because they are never developed beyond an exotic porcelain doll and an oblivious bourgeois mate, what Victorians might have called a hysteric and a hypocritical prig .(11) Speak this truth in public and you are dismissed as a crank, a prig , a lunatic.(12) Alfred Kinsey was raised by a prig of a father, unkind to his son, his wife and anyone else who got in the way of his bitter view of the world.(13) ├ö├ç├┐Yeah, you're right Sir,├ö├ç├û the sergeant answered with masked contempt for this young prig that was his superior officer.(14) she was religious but not a prig(15) Bafflingly, from the few glimpses we're given of it, this haven appears anything but alluring, with Julia coming across as a self-satisfied nag and prig .(16) She will become unself-critical and demanding of others; what might, with some justification, be called a self-righteous prig .