prog

[ prog ]
/ prɒg /
British Slang.

verb (used without object), progged, prog·ging.

to search or prowl about, as for plunder or food; forage.

noun

food or victuals.

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Origin of prog

First recorded in 1560–70; origin uncertain

Definition for prog (2 of 3)

prog.

abbreviation

progress.
progressive.

Definition for prog (3 of 3)

Prog.

abbreviation

Progressive.
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British Dictionary definitions for prog (1 of 5)

prog1
/ (prɒɡ) /

verb progs, progging or progged

(intr) British slang, or dialect to prowl about for or as if for food or plunder

noun

British slang, or dialect food obtained by begging
Canadian dialect a Newfoundland word for food

Word Origin for prog

C17: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for prog (2 of 5)

prog2
/ (prɒɡ) British slang, archaic /

noun

verb progs, progging or progged

(tr) (of a proctor) to discipline (a student)

British Dictionary definitions for prog (3 of 5)

prog3
/ (prɒɡ) /

noun

informal short for programme, esp a television programme

British Dictionary definitions for prog (4 of 5)

prog.

abbreviation for

programme
progress
progressive

British Dictionary definitions for prog (5 of 5)

Prog.

abbreviation for

Progressive (Party, movement, etc)
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