Definitions of proper
a. - Belonging to one; one's own; individual. 2
a. - Belonging to the natural or essential constitution; peculiar; not common; particular; as, every animal has his proper instincts and appetites. 2
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. 2
a. - Becoming in appearance; well formed; handsome. 2
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. 2
a. - Rightly so called; strictly considered; as, Greece proper; the garden proper. 2
a. - Represented in its natural color; -- said of any object used as a charge. 2
adv. - Properly; hence, to a great degree; very; as, proper good. 2
The word "proper" uses 6 letters: E O P P R R.
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