Primping [Crossword Clue Answer]

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Primping [Crossword Clue]

If “Primping” is the clue you have encountered, here are all the possible solutions, along with their definitions:

  • PREENING (8 Letters/Characters)

Crossword Answer Definition

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gerund or present participle: preening

  1. (of a bird) tidy and clean its feathers with its beak.
    • (of a person) devote effort to making oneself look attractive and then admire one's appearance.
    • congratulate or pride oneself.



gerund or present participle: primping

  1. spend time making minor adjustments to one's hair, make-up, or clothes.


Preening is a maintenance behaviour found in birds that involves the use of the beak to position feathers, interlock feather barbules that have become separated, clean plumage, and keep ectoparasites in check.

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