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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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The first known use of props was in 1990

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English Language Learners Definition of props

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

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