props

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

props

noun plural but usually singular in construction \präps\

: something that is said to publicly thank and give special attention to someone for doing something : credit or recognition

Full Definition of PROPS

1
slang :  due a <takes pains to give the man his props — Dan Epstein>
2
slang :  respect <teachers have to earn their props just like everybody else — Greg Donaldson>
3
slang :  credit 6b <at least deserves props for writing a song about something that rings true — Jim Abbott>

Origin of PROPS

short for proper dues
First Known Use: 1992

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