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Can be used as an intensifier / for emphasis, or meaning 'completely' / 'thoroughly' / 'totally' combined with adjectives. Probably used only in London and parts of the South East of England.

“That was a proper good arse-kicking mate. Let's go to the pub and get a pint to celebrate.”

Note: The equivalent in the North of England is 'well', as in “We're well fucked now” meaning completely / totally / 100% fucked, i.e. in trouble / danger or we have no options after something has gone wrong. Another example (N. England only) “she was well pissed" (with stress in 'well') meaning she was very drunk. (Important: never meaning “angry" in Britain as in the US, although England does have the common “(be) pissed-off" meaning “mildly annoyed” and "Piss off!" meaning "go away!").
That was a proper good arse-kicking mate. Let's go to the pub and get a pint to celebrate
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something done really well (a cool word british people use alot)
That was a proper good ass kicking mate. Let's go to the pub and get a pint to celebrate.
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<n.> Respect and deference to which one feels entitled by virtue of status, age, or importance in the community.
"I'm sick of these damned politicians taking our votes for granted, without giving us our propers. They dis us."
by Kyle February 21, 2004
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Proper is actually a word you can use all by itself, you can just expostulate "Proper!" and it means something similar to "Wicked!" or "Excellent!" or "Cool!". It is an exclamative word. If something totally cool or awesome happens you just say "Proper!" and it means the same as "Awesome!" or "Cool!", but it is much newer and fresher and better and longer-lasting than those words. Its literal definition is "Perfect". Say this if you want to not only be with it, but way, way ahead of it. Proper.
"You just won the lottery, dude!"
"Proper!"
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something good, something that went right,
when somethin was done correctly.
"that joint is rolled proper."
"he spit that rhyme proper."
"he did it up proper."
pronounced propa.
by goon March 11, 2004
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Respect and courteries rendered for an ethical, proper action someone did that is further warranted through facts, politics or other mitigating circumstances deemed necessary.
In a recent Man Tracker show on Discovery two beautiful, young, ambitious ladies lost to Man Tracker at 2.9 miles from finish but he still gave them all due propers, respects and courtesies for not being quitters(losers) in the face of adversity to reaching for their higher potential.
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The best, or for real, or really, etc etc. A positve verb. Pronounced 'Propa'
"I'm proper hungery"
or
"This food is proper good"
by Yacob February 07, 2003
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