underprop

transitive verb

Definition of underprop

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

underprop

noun

Definition of underprop (Entry 2 of 2)

: a prop placed underneath or supporting something

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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 24 Jul. 2021.

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