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props

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Pronunciation: /prɒps
 
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Definition of props in English:

noun

[mass noun] black slang
Due respect: certain sectors of the music fraternity still refuse to give him props
More example sentences
  • He was perfectly nice to her nonetheless, so he got a few extra props from moi.
  • My fiancé alerted me to you giving me props on your journal, and it's Christmas right here in Singapore.
  • Wish I could take credit for this but big props to the M-Dogg for finding it.

Origin

1990s: from proper respect.

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