prop word

noun

: a noun or pronoun of very indefinite meaning that takes the qualification of an adjective with the effect of giving the latter a virtual noun construction (as things in "review books, manuscripts, and other literary things" or one in "two apples, a red and green one")

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“Prop word.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prop%20word. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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