verb prof·fer \ˈprä-fər\

: to offer or give (something) to someone

prof·feredprof·fer·ing \-f(ə-)riŋ\

Full Definition of PROFFER

transitive verb
:  to present for acceptance :  tender, offer

Examples of PROFFER

  1. He proffered advice on how best to proceed.
  2. <proffered his assistance in helping the two sides reach a compromise>

Origin of PROFFER

Middle English profren, from Anglo-French profrer, proffrir, porofrir, from por- forth (from Latin pro-) + offrir to offer — more at pro-
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with PROFFER



Definition of PROFFER

Examples of PROFFER

  1. <a generous proffer of his baronial estate for the charity gala>

First Known Use of PROFFER

14th century

Rhymes with PROFFER


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