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prom

noun \ ˈpräm \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of prom

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

Examples of prom in a Sentence

  1. Are you going to the prom?

  2. he resolved to ask her to the school prom at the first opportunity

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Origin and Etymology of prom

short for promenade


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prom

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Definition of prom


PROM Defined for English Language Learners

prom

noun

Definition of prom for English Language Learners

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


PROM Defined for Kids

prom

noun \ ˈpräm \

Definition of prom for Students

: a usually formal dance given by a high school or college class


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