used by nerds (especially in TED talks) in place of the word "be" to make themselves sound smarter, particularly when "be" precedes an adjective.

These illustrations might be helpful in visualizing the subatomic particles. = Meh...

These illustrations might prove helpful in visualizing the subatomic particles. = This guy knows what he's talking about.

These illustrations might prove helpful in visualizing the subatomic particles. = This guy knows what he's talking about.

by trexred March 27, 2016

used by nerds (especially in TED talks) in place of "be", particularly when it precedes an adjective, to make themselves sound smarter.

These illustrations might be helpful in visualizing the subatomic particles. = Meh...

These illustrations might prove helpful in visualizing the subatomic particles. = This guy knows exactly what he's talking about.

These illustrations might prove helpful in visualizing the subatomic particles. = This guy knows exactly what he's talking about.

by trexred March 27, 2016

A phrase that, if used in the right way, will guarantee your victory in an argument. It can also be used to annoy anyone you use it against. Most commonly followed by "conversation terminated."

Some dude: "You're gay!!!"

You (Sly dog): "Prove it."

Some dude: "... fuck you"

You: "You can't. Conversation terminated."

You (Sly dog): "Prove it."

Some dude: "... fuck you"

You: "You can't. Conversation terminated."

by EetFuk August 5, 2009

The come back for all arguments!

Jennie: oh me god ur so stupid you smoo!

Becky: Prove it!

Jennie: What!

Becky: Prove it! Prove it! ect. ect.

Becky: Prove it!

Jennie: What!

Becky: Prove it! Prove it! ect. ect.

by Becky Lovatt March 22, 2005

A term used in reply to someone who is making a statement that you either disagree with or say just for the hell of not agreeing with them.

Most often used when someone does not want to admit something.

*The only way something can be proven is with a pencil sketch showing that the statement is in fact valid.

Most often used when someone does not want to admit something.

*The only way something can be proven is with a pencil sketch showing that the statement is in fact valid.

Dave: Dude, Wendy is so hot!

Thomas: Prove it.

Dave: I have a picture, look!

Thomas: NO! That isn't a pencil sketch.

Chris: I made some awesome cupcakes yesterday.

Andy: Prove it.

*Chris draws a picture of himself making cupcakes entitled, Yesterday*

Chris: There! I proved it!

Andy: True dat!

Thomas: Prove it.

Dave: I have a picture, look!

Thomas: NO! That isn't a pencil sketch.

Chris: I made some awesome cupcakes yesterday.

Andy: Prove it.

*Chris draws a picture of himself making cupcakes entitled, Yesterday*

Chris: There! I proved it!

Andy: True dat!

by Dr. Octagonapus October 26, 2008

a phrase that can be used when at a loss of words, to ensure an adequate come back. (Gives time for the user to get back on the "ball")

(Larry and Jerry are engaged in a vocal disagreement)

Larry: .... yeah? Well I f***** your mom

Jerry: PROVE IT!

-or-

Whoral: I may be a whore, but you're fat.

Chubbalina: PROVE IT!

Larry: .... yeah? Well I f***** your mom

Jerry: PROVE IT!

-or-

Whoral: I may be a whore, but you're fat.

Chubbalina: PROVE IT!

by What? I'mdancing! May 1, 2009

It is a challenge during Horse. It is a variation on the basketball game Horse. When a player misses a shot and receives the final letter E, they can say prove it and the other player has to remake the shot. If they do game is over otherwise the letter E is not earned and play continues.

by Got wood August 16, 2019