Most of the best definitions of preppy have emphasized Northern or New England birthrite preppies, but let's not forget about Southern preppies, as in folks living in Mountain Brook, Alabama, or the West End, Virginia, or the Garden District in Louisiana, or Buckhead, Georgia, or Belle Meade, Tennessee (if you've never heard of these Old Guard, old-money, preppy southern suburbs, than you're not a birthrite prep). Southern preppies wear most of the same classic clothes and styles as their northern cousins, including Lacoste, Lilly, L.L. Bean, Vineyard vines, Topsiders, Brooks Brothers, tevas, Polo, and especially Patagonia (shorts and fleece are key for guys). And the more monograms, the better. Girls love grosgrain and totes from Vineyard Vines and Bean. They also like outerwear by Barbour, Cole-Haan bit loafers, and wallobies by Clark. Southern preppy girls have straight, shoulder length hair. Their preppy mothers and grandmothers may have stiff, helmut hairstyles that haven't changed in decades. Preppy guys have longish, shaggy, wind blown hair. So do their daddies. They look so much alike. Preppy Southerners would attend day schools such as Altamont or Westminster or Harpeth Hall or boarding schools such as Woodberry Forest or Baylor or Foxcroft or Madiera, rather than a New England prep school. For college, they may attend state schools such as Bama or UVA or UNC or private colleges such as Vanderbilt or W&L or Hamden-Sydney (the preppiest school in the country according to Lisa Birnbach). And they will almost always join a fraternity or sorority. Preppy families live in historic or historic looking houses in nice, woodsy neighborhoods, that are comfortable in size but never ostentatious (no electronic gates!) Inside, family antiques, silver, china and portraits are found and all rooms are always used. It is an elegant yet comfortable environment. Southern preppies and their families belong to private town clubs and country clubs such as the Piedmont Driving Club of Atlanta, the Commonwealth Club of Richmond, and the Mountain Brook Club of Birmingham. Southern preppy families don't emphasize cars as status, but typically drive volvo wagons, mercedes sedans, Jeep Cherokees, Hondas, and sometimes SUVs (although they feel guilty about them!). It is more important to have money in the bank than in the driveway! Southern preppies enjoy sports such as tennis, sailing, soccer, lacrosse, and golf, but also quail hunting (in season) and attend Steeplechases in Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia. And they love to watch and attend college football games in fall. Tailgate parties! While some southern preppies journey northwards to summer on Martha's Vineyard or in Maine, most old southern families summer on Sea Island or St. Simmons's Island in Georgia, the mountain towns of Linville and Highlands in North Carolina, or the north Georgia lakes of Lake Rabun and Lake Burton. Southern preppies believe strongly in giving back to the community and are active members of their church, sit on symphony and museum boards, volunteer at children's hospitals, and run historic preservation societies. In fact, most old-family southern debutantes are required to participate in volunteer work during their debut season. Old-family, southern debutante balls are still important and traditional rites of passage for southern preppy girls as debs and preppy boys as escorts or marshalls. All southern preppies seem to know one another and have a large group of friends and acquaintances. Southern preppies have large, extended families and lots of cousins. They always go to the family country place for Thanksgiving and play football and ride horses. Preppy as a fashion trend may come and go, by preppy as a lifestyle will always continue and exist, and probably more so in the South than elsewhere. Remember: the Virginia colonies were settled by England before Massachusetts and the rest of New England. And Virginia is very prep.
Kappa Sigma at Hampden-Sydney is full of blond, shaggy hair guys who play lacrosse and are from Buckhead.
by Alex September 22, 2004
as we say in the uk (an yes we gots them)
a preppie is a twat
preppie = twat
twat = preppie
by Dinger McCharles June 02, 2004
a snobby stuck up brat who thinks just because they have alot of money and wear name brand shit there all that.most preps are on sports teams and a fan of tight ugly cloths that they cant even breath in short shorts
ugly tops that raveles way more then ppl wanna c. there always talking about shoes and how they are the best and there life is so grand and how everyone looks up to them well honeslty the only way i look up to preps or even look at preps is when im thinking about them dead in that little cascet.
have u ever heard somone say "omg i broke a nail" well who ever the hell says that get as far away from them as possable because they suck!
by becky February 14, 2004
Preppy girls are usually rich, stuck-up, arrogant and pretty (or so they think). They don't realize that the world is a large wonderful place, much larger than the shopping mall. They're extremely stupid. They think extremely highly of themsleves and they shun anyone else who dares not to worship whatever they do. They think they're so great and they bring people down to make themselves higher. They scare the people who are quiet and not as good looking as them. Secretly, they're afraid of people who try rise up and stand up to them. They're pretty sad little creatures because they think that all that exists in the world is them. They don't have any true friends because all their "friends" would do anything to protect themselves, not each other, like true friends would. They like pink, detest black, wear lots of make-up to cover up the little bitchy ugly faces that they really have. However, preppy boys, a.k.a. "pretty boys", are just that. They have air where their brains should be. They only care about girls, sex, and sports. They think they're so good looking and that all girls are shallow enough to only want looks. They are the male counterparts to preppy girls. They're extremely annoying and they can't do except throw and catch a ball made out of pig skin. They're extremely conceited and think that everyone looks up to them, when in reality, we just want to take an sniper rifle and shoot them right between the eyes. But, that probably won't kill them anyways because they don't have brains to begin with.
Girls who dress up like Barbie
Guys who dress up like Ken
by Sydney Lee March 15, 2004
Preps...Some people that I tend not to hang out with. I normally just beat the shit out of them, and call it a day...
Prep #1: "Lyk, OMG! My mom lyk, gave me, lyk, a whole bunch of shoes! And lyk, they are so, lyk, awesome dude!"

Me; a.k.a; "Freak": "Yeah, whatever bitch, stfu before I cast a fucking spell on you..."
by FREAK!!!! August 28, 2004
basically snobs....
they think they're cool but they're not.
That kid is so preppy with his abercrombie & fitch clothing and fake blonde hair.
by Miguel_the coolest January 13, 2004
There's two kinds of preppy:
1.The rich kids who always play golf and are always smart,stuck-up brats that think they're better then the "less fortunate" people.

2.The kids at school who wear "popular clothes"(or so they think) and think that their the best in the school.

Girls:Usually blonde,loves pink and Hello Kitty,wears really small and tight clothes,says OMG and like alot,and listen to sucky pop music that they usually sing along to,always standing in groups talking about "hOtT bOyZ!!!111",laugh at the unpopular kids,giggle for no reason,always hanging out at the mall

Boys:Usually also blonde(almost all the guys in my class had brown or black hair then died it blonde to look "cool"),likes black and red,say they're "sK8eR pUnKz!!!11",and listen to punk,or what they think is punk,because they think it makes them popular.
1."Good day,mother and father! I am late for my golf game with Albert,so I will be seeing you!"


Boy:"Hey,dude! Wazzup? Wanna go hang with me after school? I gots a new board,man,and we can just skate or whatever"
by TheWiggidy April 11, 2004
We preps usually wear clothes from Hollister, Abercrombie, American Eagle, Aeropostale, Juicy Couture, And our jeans usually are True Religion jeans or some other pair of designer jeans. The sports we are usually into are, Golf, Tennis, Figure Skating, Ballet, Soccer and more but those are the most common. Emo people and Goth people usually make fun of us and why should they do that? We are people too..
Ashley: Hey Alexis wanna go shopping today?
Alexis: Yeah where should we go?
Ashley: Hollister, American Eagle, Abercrombie, Aeropostale & Juicy!
Alexis: That sounds awesome! Lemme go ask my daddy for money!
Ashley: Yeah me too!
Ashley and Alexis: uhmm.... okay??
eMo KiD: *runs off crying* Preps are bad I hate you!!!
Ashley & Alexis: ooooook?? Whatev
by Pretty&Preppy December 30, 2007

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