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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 prexy
prexy
1871, slang (headlinese) contraction of president. Alternative form prex is attested from 1828.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for prexy

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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 prexy

prexy

president
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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