underprop

1 of 2

transitive verb

1
: to prop up from below : underpin
2
: uphold, support
underprop a reputation
3
: to serve as a prop or support underneath

underprop

2 of 2

noun

: a prop placed underneath or supporting something

Word History

Etymology

Transitive verb

under entry 1 + prop

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“Underprop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underprop. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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