follow Dictionary.com

What's the "een" in Halloween?

OP

1.
observation post.
Also, O.P.

O.P.1

1.
Order of Preachers (Dominican).
Origin
< Latin Ōrdō Praedicātōrum

O.P.2

1.
observation post.
2.
British Theater, opposite prompt.
3.
out of print.
4.

o.p.

1.
out of print.

opposite prompt

noun, Chiefly British Theater
1.
the offstage area to the right as one faces the audience.
Abbreviation: O.P.
Also, opposite prompt side.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for o.p

OP

abbreviation
1.
(military) observation post
2.
Ordo Praedicatorum (the Dominicans)
3.
organophosphate
Word Origin
(for sense 2) Latin: Order of Preachers

o.p.

abbreviation
1.
out of print

opposite prompt

noun
1.
(theatre) another name for stage right See prompt
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for o.p

op

noun
  1. A telegrapher (1931+ Railroad)
  2. A private detective: one of your ops (1926+)
  3. Operations •In the plural: special ops

[fr operator or operative]


op

adjective

Other people's: OP. Other people's money

[1901+; perhaps a translation of Yiddish yenems]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for o.p

op

  1. operation
  2. operative
  3. operator
  4. opportunity

Op

  1. operation
  2. op[tical] art

OP

  1. observation post
  2. operate (shortwave transmission)
  3. operator (shortwave transmission)
  4. Order of Preachers
  5. out of print
  6. outpatient

o.p.

out of print
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for o

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with o.p

Nearby words for o.p