Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "properness" [prop•er•ness]

  • Excellence, quality. (noun)
  • The state or condition of being proper; propriety. (noun)
  • The state or condition of being proper (of a proper fraction, proper subset, etc.). (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "properness" in a sentence
  • "Carole McDonnell 7:54 pm: Christianity defined as properness"
  • "Anyway, I appreciate the properness of your introduction of the song because it IS "S-S-S-Saturday.""
  • "The Victorian era was known of a time of prim properness, where ladies were ladies and men acted like gentlemen."