prep

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See also: prep. and PREP

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: prĕp, IPA(key): /pɹɛp/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛp

Noun[edit]

prep (countable and uncountable, plural preps)

  1. (countable) Preparation.
  2. Abbreviation of preposition.
  3. (informal, countable) A prep school.
  4. (informal, countable) A student or graduate of a prep school, a preppy. [from late 19th c.]
  5. (Britain, uncountable) Homework, work set to do outside class time, used widely in public schools and preparatory schools but not state schools.
  6. (Philippines) preparatory level; the last two levels or the fourth and fifth years of preschool; the two levels before first grade.

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Verb[edit]

prep (third-person singular simple present preps, present participle prepping, simple past and past participle prepped)

  1. (informal) To prepare.

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Middle Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

prep f

  1. a start, bounce

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: preab