preener

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

preen +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

preener (plural preeners)

  1. One who preens.
    • 2008 June 15, Mark Leibovich, “Tiny Town: Washington After a Fall”, in New York Times[1]:
      So in a town that’s in fact entirely over-populated with blow-dried preeners, it seemed entirely appropriate that the signature TV star be, if not ugly, aggressively “not pretty.”