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  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A female given name, also associated with the bird robin.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.
  • proper n. A comic book superhero, the sidekick of Batman; also the Boy Wonder.
  • n. someone connected with any number of sports teams known as the Robins, as a fan, player, coach etc.


Middle English, from Old French, diminutive of Robert (Wiktionary)



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