But does encouraging women to primp and doll—in the name of equal rights—really foster equality?
En he wuz all primp up, too, mon, en he look slick en shiny lak he des come outen de sto'.
He ain't git fur 'fo' he see Brer Fox comin' down de road all primp up.
They just sit around and primp up and read, and do things like that.
He aint git fur 'fo' he see Brer Fox comin' down de road all primp up.
It is just long enough so that, if we see anybody turn in, we can primp a little before they get to the house.
There was one season in particular that I was careful to primp up and look sassy.
Why, if I just primp a little more, Sally told herself, I'll be irresistible.
The boys ran off to "primp," and what the girls did to make themselves lovely, Libbie said "was a caution!"