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/ prɒps /
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noun (usually used with a singular verb)Slang.
proper or due respect or recognition; credit:I give him props for putting up with annoying customers.
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Origin of props

1990–95; Americanism; shortening of earlier propers (in the same sense), from proper, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for props

props
/ (prɒps ) /

pl n
slang, mainly US and Canadian proper respectprops to my dad
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