Definitions for propprɒp
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word prop
a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
"before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
airplane propeller, airscrew, prop(verb)
a propeller that rotates to push against air
prop up, prop, shore up, shore(verb)
support by placing against something solid or rigid
"shore and buttress an old building"
a shell, used as a die. See Props
to support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building; (Fig.) to sustain; to maintain; as, to prop a declining state
that which sustains an incumbent weight; that on which anything rests or leans for support; a support; a stay; as, a prop for a building
Origin: [Akin to LG., D., & Dan. prop stopple, stopper, cork, Sw. propp, G. pfropf. See Prop, v.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was amazing, it felt like a movie prop, it looked make-believe almost.
The trooper immediately recognized it was a prop and not a passenger, as the trooper approached, the driver was actually laughing.
What happened in San Francisco will have zero impact in New York City, we don't need a Prop F. What we need is Airbnb to follow the law.
He could have picked a less recognizable face to put on his prop, we see that a lot. Usually it's a sleeping bag. This was very creative.
An attempt by Russia and Iran to prop up Assad and try to pacify the population is just going to get them stuck in a quagmire and it won't work.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- pilarCatalan, Valencian
- podpěra, rekvizita, vrtule, vzpěraCzech
- pilar, apoyoSpanish
- پایه, تکیهگاهPersian
- tuki, lavaste, potkuri, tukea, pönkä, pönkittääFinnish
- pillier, support, cale, accessoire, caler, soutienFrench
- támaszték, támaszHungarian
- puntello, pilone, sostegnoItalian
- firmāmentum, pālusLatin
- подставка, опораRussian
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