[ pros-er ]

  1. Gabriel, 1776–1800, African American who led an uprising of enslaved Black people in Richmond, Virginia, in 1800.

Words Nearby Prosser Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Prosser in a sentence

  • James Prosser, Sen., of Philadelphia, has long been the popular proprietor of a fashionable restaurant in the city.

  • The catch of salmon at Top-tut, now known as Prosser, on the Yakima river this year was unusually heavy.

    The Discards | Lucullus Virgil McWhorter
  • It will be so much nicer than reading prayers with Miss Prosser in that dreadful school-room.

    Morag | Janet Milne Rae
  • Miss Prosser again glanced uneasily at her little charge; but this time she did not speak.

    Morag | Janet Milne Rae