verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of proffer
synonym study for proffer
OTHER WORDS FROM profferprof·fer·er, nounun·prof·fered, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for proffer
Both get electronics, but the proffered image for boys is a microphone; for girls, a radio.
And I can just as easily believe the version of events proffered by a defendant or other witnesses.
The two Congressional leadership options, proffered by the major parties, are John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi.Former Lobbyist Jack Abramoff On Congressional Travel Disclosure|Jack Abramoff|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Several explanations have been proffered for this damaging behavior.Israel's Political Process Sabotages Peace Efforts, But There Is A Constituency For Peace|Matt Lerner|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Most were sincere and did not seem to me remarkable because they largely proffered what I expected.Martin Luther King’s Dream of Love, 50 Years After ‘I Have a Dream’|Maurice Emerson Decaul|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Brown seizes the proffered member, and gives it as hearty a pressure as the publicity of the occasion will permit.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
Garnache took the proffered chair, and sank down with creak and jingle to warm himself at the fire.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He will then, if he really desires you to accept his proffered attention, include her in the invitation.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Genuine tears rushed into his dark eyes as he spoke, and cordially grasped the hands which, without a word, they proffered.Julian Home|Dean Frederic W. Farrar
The great chief, Beeja Khan, and the rest of the Doomkies, refused to surrender on the proffered conditions.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan