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Definition of props

1 slang : due sense 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 sense 6b at least deserves props for writing a song about something that rings true— Jim Abbott

First Known Use of props

1990, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for props

short for proper dues

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“Props.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/props. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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