- 1 a piece of wood, metal, etc. used to support something or keep it in position Rescuers used props to stop the roof of the tunnel from collapsing.
- 2a person or thing that gives help or support to someone or something that is weak After being the emotional prop he needed for so long, she dared not leave him.
- 3 [usually plural] a small object used by actors during the performance of a play or in a movie He is responsible for all the stage props and lighting. Idioms
used to say that people should appreciate what someone has done because it is good I gotta give props to the bass player. Please give props to the researchers for all their work. Props here means “proper respect or recognition.”
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