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prop forward

noun

Definition of prop forward

  1. :  a player who plays in a forward position on a rugby team



Word by Word Definitions

propplay
  1. :  something that props or sustains :  support

  1. :  to support by placing against something

    :  sustain, strengthen

  1. :  property

    :  something used in creating or enhancing a desired effect

  1. :  propeller

forwardplay
  1. :  near, being at, or belonging to the forepart

    :  situated in advance

    :  strongly inclined :  ready

  1. :  to or toward what is ahead or in front

  1. :  to help onward :  promote

    :  to send forward :  transmit

    :  to send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit

  1. :  a player who plays at the front of his team's formation near the goal at which his team is attempting to score


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