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1prom

noun \ˈpräm\

: a formal dance for high school students usually at the end of the school year

Full Definition of PROM

1
:  a formal dance given by a high school or college class
2
British :  promenade 2

Examples of PROM

  1. Are you going to the prom?
  2. <he resolved to ask her to the school prom at the first opportunity>

Origin of PROM

short for promenade
First Known Use: 1894

Rhymes with PROM

2prom

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