properer

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

properer

  1. (nonstandard) comparative form of proper: more proper
    • 1762, Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews[1], volume one, chapter IX, first collected edition:
      He was then silent, and began to consider with himself whether it would be properer to make his escape, or to deliver himself into the hands of justice; which meditation ended as the reader will see in the next chapter.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

properer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of properō