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Saltos de línea: strop
Pronunciación: /strɒp
 
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sustantivo

A device, typically a strip of leather, for sharpening razors.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He taught his sons the Bible and beat them with a razor strop.
  • First there are the six years, age six to twelve, of being beaten severely once a week with a razor strop by his ex-soldier father.
  • My father was typical - he didn't hesitate taking the razor strop to me.

verbo (strops, stropping, stropped)

[with object] Volver al principio  
Sharpen on or with a strop: he stropped a knife razor-sharp on his belt
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We stropped our straight razors, brandished horsehair wands.
  • He'd seen her often in the past weeks: in the morning as he stropped his razor, in the evening as he wrung dingy water from his satin gloves.
  • We'll do that by stropping, which work hardens this tiny filament and breaks it off.

Origen

late Middle English (in the sense 'thong', also as a nautical term): probably a West Germanic adoption of Latin stroppus 'thong'.

Palabras que riman con strop

atop, bop, chop, clop, cop, crop, dop, drop, Dunlop, estop, flop, fop, glop, hop, intercrop, knop, kop, lop, mop, op, plop, pop, prop, screw-top, shop, slop, sop, stop, swap, tiptop, top, underprop, whop

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Saltos de línea: strop
Pronunciación: /strɒp
 
/

sustantivo

[usually in singular] British informal
A bad mood; a temper: Nathalie gets in a strop and makes to leave
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For a strop that would have embarrassed a two year old, Jon Drummond should hang his head in shame.
  • And she failed the group task by throwing a big strop.
  • I can't find anybody with this exact problem, but I'm guessing it's to do with SATA drivers and XP having a strop.

Origen

1970s: probably a back-formation from stroppy.

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