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Proper (IPA: /ˈpɹɑpɝ/)


Proper (a.)

Belonging to one; one's own; individual.

Proper (a.)

Belonging to the natural or essential constitution; peculiar; not common; particular; as, every animal has his proper instincts and appetites.

Proper (a.)

Befitting one's nature, qualities, etc.; suitable in all respect; appropriate; right; fit; decent; as, water is the proper element for fish; a proper dress.

Proper (a.)

Becoming in appearance; well formed; handsome.

Proper (a.)

Pertaining to one of a species, but not common to the whole; not appellative; -- opposed to common; as, a proper name; Dublin is the proper name of a city.

Proper (a.)

Rightly so called; strictly considered; as, Greece proper; the garden proper.

Proper (a.)

Represented in its natural color; -- said of any object used as a charge.

Proper (adv.)

Properly; hence, to a great degree; very; as, proper good.

Proper

Heraldic tincture

Proper

Parts of the liturgy changing over the course of the year

Proper

Album

Proper

Family name

Proper Synonyms

Strait-laced, Fitting, Right, Correct, Prissy, Decent, Puritanical, Comme Il Faut, Straitlaced, Comely, Halal, Seemly, Tight-laced, Becoming, Straightlaced, Prudish, Prim, Kosher, Victorian, Decorous, Priggish, Straight-laced, Square-toed, Appropriate

Proper Synonyms

Real

Proper Synonyms

Appropriate, Suitable, Suited, Right

Proper Synonyms

Specific

PROPER (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Perioperative Risk

Proper Rhymes


Bopper, Chopper, Clopper, Copper, Cropper, Dropper, Gropper, Hopper, Kopper, Opper, Popper, Proper, Propper, Shopper, Stopper, Topor, Topper, Whopper

Improper


Proper (Last Name / Surname)

Proper is the #11,456 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 2,750 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Proper in Spanish is Apropiado

Tagalog Translation

Proper in Tagalog is Akma

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [To Weiss, after she sacrificed herself to help Yang defeat Team FNKI] You know...I don't think that was proper form."" - RWBY

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A proper home can provide the bridge across that terrible gulf between poverty and a better future." - Aga Khan IV

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A proper man as one shall see in a summer's day." - Man

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A proper secrecy is the only mystery of able men; mystery is the only secrecy of weak and cunning ones." - Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A smile that glow'd Celestial rosy red, love's proper hue." - Smiles


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