As nouns the difference between taxonomy and preppy
is that taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification while preppy
is a student of a prep school.
As an adjective preppy is
relating to things (such as clothing) that are typical of students at prep schools.
The science or the technique used to make a classification.
A classification; especially , a classification in a hierarchical system.
(taxonomy, uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.
* alpha taxonomy
* folk taxonomy
* scientific taxonomy
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?
Usually derogatory, and often implying undeserved wealth.
A student of a prep school.
* posh (UK)