There are 2 main definitions of prob in English:

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prob 1

Pronunciation: /präb/

noun

informal
A problem: there’s no prob
More example sentences
  • Grinding can cause serious probs - broken or cracked teeth, gum problems, tooth sensitivity and even loose teeth.
  • It had been an odd and worrying day, and sleeping was a bit of a prob.
  • Two probs, tho: it's a bit of a nerdy manoeuvre, and I don't know any big words.

Origin

Early 18th century: originally a standard written abbreviation; a colloquial usage since the 1930s.

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Syllabification: prob

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There are 2 main definitions of prob in English:

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prob 2

Pronunciation: /präb/
(also probs)

adverb

informal
Probably: she prob looks lovely without makeup they probs had no choice Likely? Prob not
More example sentences
  • Wow there's a lot of nasty ppl out there who she prob wouldn't look twice at!
  • He's prob changing his outfit 400 times like his mother.
  • She prob can't wait to drop them off with the nannies.

Origin

Mid 18th century (as prob): originally a standard written abbreviation.

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Syllabification: prob

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