\ ˈpräs How to pronounce pross (audio) \
variants: or prossie \ ˈprä-​sē How to pronounce prossie (audio) \ or prostie \ ˈprä-​stē How to pronounce prostie (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web In two hours, unbeknownst to her procurers, the new girl was picked up in a general pross bust. Gail Sheehy, Daily Intelligencer, "Wide Open City/Part II: Redpants and Sugarman," 9 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of pross

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Pross.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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