- 形容词 (Adjective)COMmore properSUPmost properPREprop-
- (heading) Suitable.
- the proper time to plant potatoes
- a very proper young lady
- (heading) Possessed, related.
- They have a proper saint almost for every peculiar infirmity: for poison, gouts, agues  [ …] .
- my proper son
- (heading) Accurate, strictly applied.
- Now that was a proper breakfast.
- The same tyme was Moses borne, and was a propper [transl. ἀστεῖος (asteîos )] childe in the sight of God, which was norisshed up in his fathers housse thre monethes.
- Though unusual in the Dublin area he knew that it was not by any means unknown for desperadoes who had next to nothing to live on to be abroad waylaying and generally terrorising peaceable pedestrians by placing a pistol at their head in some secluded spot outside the city proper  [ …] .
- When I realized I was wearing my shirt inside out, I felt a proper fool.
- 副词 (Adverb)COMmore properSUPmost proper
- (Scotland) properly; thoroughly; completely.
- (nonstandard) SLA properly.
- Tack the work pieces with one spot and check for proper relative position of pieces. Sometimes the pieces can be separated and respotted if necessary.
- Mr. Jones will assume the position of a lifeguard until a proper replacement is found.
- We drilled a hole and then cut the threads with the proper tap to match the valve's thread.
- Proper bud pruning, green harvests where whole clusters are dumped on the ground to bolster final berry concentration, as well as a myriad of intensive practices between budset and harvest.
- He's gonna do me, Jarvis. I kid you not, this time he's gonna do me proper.
Meaning of proper for the defined word.
- 词类阶层 (Part-of-Speech Hierarchy)
- Adjectives commonly used as postmodifiers
困难度: 级别 1
容易 ➨ 困难
明确性: 级别 9
明确的 ➨ 多用途
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