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prexy

[prek-see] /ˈprɛk si/
noun, plural prexies. Slang.
1.
a president, especially of a college or university.
Also, prex.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; prex (by shortening and alteration of president) + -y2
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Word Origin and History for prex
n.

U.S. college slang for president (of a college), 1828. As a Latin verb, it meant "a request, entreaty."

prexy

n.

1871, slang extension of prex.

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for prex

prexy

president
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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