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prop wash

or prop·wash

noun Informal.
  1. propeller wash.
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Origin of prop wash

First recorded in 1940–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for prop wash

Historical Examples

  • He had heard the rush of the prop-wash, but he had seen nothing, heard nothing else.

    Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930


  • The one whose feet you dusted off with the prop-wash of the plane?

    Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal

    Robert Sydney Bowen