prex

prexy

[prek-see]
noun, plural prexies. Slang.
a president, especially of a college or university.
Also, prex.


Origin:
1855–60; prex (by shortening and alteration of president) + -y2

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prexy
1871, slang (headlinese) contraction of president. Alternative form prex is attested from 1828.
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prexy definition


  1. n.
    a president. : This year's prexy will retire in March.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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prexy
president
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