proruption

noun
pro·rup·tion | \-pshən\
plural -s

Definition of proruption 

: a bursting forth : the state of being protuberant or distended proruption in form reduces the labor efficiency of the farm— C. L. White & G. T. Renner

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for proruption

Late Latin proruption-, proruptio action of bursting forth, from Latin proruptus (past participle of prorumpere) + -ion-, -io -ion

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about proruption

Share proruption

Dictionary Entries near proruption

prorogue

proruminal

prorupt

proruption

pros

pros-

prosaic

Statistics for proruption

Look-up Popularity

Comments on proruption

What made you want to look up proruption? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

evasion of direct action or statement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!