props
noun plural but usually singular in construction Etymology: short for proper dues Date: 1992 1. slang due a <
takes pains to give the man his props — Dan Epstein
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2. slang respect <
teachers have to earn their props just like everybody else — Greg Donaldson
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3. slang credit 6b <
at least deserves props for writing a song about something that rings true — Jim Abbott
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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