Green’s Dictionary of Slang

prick adj.

[prick n. (3)]

(US) a general term of abuse: wretched, damnable.

[US](con. 1969–70) D. Bodey F.N.G. (1988) 2: ‘Fall out!’ Some prick lieutenant screams it like his echo is the only thing he’s ever heard.
[US]B. Hamper Rivethead (1992) 53: It was all very funny and that prick minute hand would buzz by in circles.
[US]R. Price Clockers 495: We had this prick captain who made us go all the way to eight a.m.
[US]D. Winslow The Force [ebook] ‘Torres was his usual prick self’.