American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A formal dance held for a high-school or college class typically at or near the end of the academic year.
- Abbreviation of promenade. (Wiktionary)
- Short for promenade. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Anybody here know what the word "prom" is short for?”
“One is Janae, who despite being a dwarf joins her high school cheerleading team -- the coach, very unlike Sue Sylvester, admits she's their secret weapon because her size makes her a flier -- and then earns the title "prom princess.”
“This prom is a way to give back some of that normalcy.”
“She's not like that anymore; so maybe going to the prom is a small price for me to pay.”
“You also get Doctor Who at the Proms, where "prom" is short for "promenade concert.”
“Hopefully some will come dressed in prom dresses like they did when the movie first opened.”
“The one where former commanders of 12 year boys in prom dresses who huff glue before killing people are promoted to general with salary, UN backing, and their own coltan mine?”
“Anyone whose senior year depends on going to the prom is probably too shallow and stupid to graduate anyway.”
“I still think it has to do with prom, maybe a pic of edward belle and jacob in prom attire autographed by the actors?!”
“Victoria IS at the Inn where the prom is being held.”
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I've noticed many, many words start with PRO and this is just a collection of them.
"A new word created by removing an affix from an already existing word, as vacuum clean from vacuum cleaner, or by removing what is mistakenly thought to be an affix, as pea from the earlier Englis...
shivarees, fiestas, and other celebrations
Different ceremonies that are supposed to represent becoming an adult.
Looking for tweets for prom.