Definition of Props

1. Noun. Proper respect. "I have to give my props to the governor for the way he handled the problem"

Generic synonyms: Deference, Respect
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Props

1. n. pl. A game of chance, in which four sea shells, each called a prop, are used instead of dice.

Definition of Props

1. Noun. (plural of prop) ¹

2. Noun. (slang) "proper respect" or "proper recognition" for another person; an expression of approval or a special acknowledgment; accolade or accolades; praise. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A game of chance using four seashells (each called a ''prop''). ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of prop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Props

1. prop [v] - See also: prop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Props

proprioceptions
proprioceptive
proprioceptor
proprioceptors
proprionamide
proprium
proprochiral
proprochirality
proproctor
proproctors
proprotein
proproteins
proprætor
proprætorship
proprætorships
props (current term)
proptoses
proptosis
propudious
propugn
propugnacle
propugnacles
propugnation
propugnations
propulsation
propulsion
propulsion system
propulsions
propulsive
propulsively

Literary usage of Props

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1904)
"Consequently under the many existing circumstances, I respectfully ask you to grant me train to load my props on the main line, I think that there Is no ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The weir is opened by releasing tb? ir-a props from their shoes, ... USA or by pulling the props clear of their shoes by chains fastened to the bottom of ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"props (Fulcra) : Four feet, except in those which are merely aquatic, ... props : Neither feet nor fins. This table concludes with the following summary, ..."

4. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1903)
"Thus for the Port-al'Anglais dam (1870) the strain allowed on the props was only ... The lower portions of the props for a pass are usually forged out to a ..."

5. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"Experience with props without extra weight at the bottom has not been satisfactory. The slot shown on the under side of the Ohio props (PIs. ..."

6. Coal Mining in Arkansas by Alvin Arthur Steel (1910)
"These props shall be kept in distinct piles or bins, which shall be clearly marked with the length of the prop in them. The person delivering the cars to ..."

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