Prepay vs Preppy - What's the difference?

prepay | preppy |


As a verb prepay

is to pay in advance, or beforehand; as, to prepay postage.

As an adjective preppy is

relating to things (such as clothing) that are typical of students at prep schools.

As a noun preppy is

a student of a prep school.

prepay

English

Verb

  • To pay in advance, or beforehand; as, to prepay postage.
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    preppy

    English

    Alternative forms

    * preppie

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • relating to things (such as clothing) that are typical of students at prep schools
  • * 1999 , Detroit Rock City (movie)
  • So, Jam, who did your wardrobe, Tad the preppie sailboat captain?

    Usage notes

    Usually derogatory, and often implying undeserved wealth.

    Noun

    (preppies)
  • A student of a prep school.
  • Synonyms

    * posh (UK)