underprop

[ uhn-der-prop ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈprɒp /

verb (used with object), un·der·propped, un·der·prop·ping.

to prop underneath; support; uphold.

Origin of underprop

First recorded in 1505–15; under- + prop1

Related forms

un·der·prop·per, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for underprop

underprop

/ (ˌʌndəˈprɒp) /

verb -props, -propping or -propped

(tr) to prop up from beneath

Derived Forms

underpropper, noun
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