[ proh-vurb ]
/ ˈproʊˌvɜrb /
a word that can substitute for a verb or verb phrase, as do in They never attend board meetings, but we do regularly.
How Hip Is Your Lingo? Take Our Slang Quiz!
If you aren’t already skilled in slang, then this quiz can get you up to speed in no time!
Question 1 of 11
OK Boomer can be perceived as pejorative, but it is mostly considered to be _____
Origin of pro-verb
First recorded in 1905–10; by analogy with pronoun
Words nearby pro-verb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020