is the female act of getting ready before going out for the night. Such activities include showering, the application of makeup and the picking out of the nights outfit and jewelry.
it is also important to note that this act takes several hours and the term almost ready very often means at least one more hour.
it is also important to note that if you are man and have been waiting on a group of women to get ready, always say everyone looks great, one constructive comment that may go against their wardrobe choice will restart the entire primping procedure.
"I'm sorry we were late meeting you at the bars but Katie waited too late to start primping"