Thesaurus

proper

adjective

Definition of PROPER

2
being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard <there is really more than one proper way to pronounce that word in English>
Near Antonyms defective, faulty, flawed, imperfect
3
marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details <we had nodded and said hello to one another but had never had a proper introduction>
5
serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group <malaria and other diseases that are proper to the tropics>

March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears