a person who strops.
a mechanical instrument for honing double-edged blades for safety razors.
any of several devices for sharpening razors, especially a strip of leather or other flexible material.
Also, strap. Nautical, Machinery.
a rope or a band of metal surrounding and supporting a block, deadeye, etc.
a metal band surrounding the pulley of a block to transmit the load on the pulley to its hook or shackle.
a rope sling, as for handling cargo.
a ring or grommet of rope.
verb (used with object), stropped, stropping.
to sharpen on or as if on a strop.
a leather strap or an abrasive strip for sharpening razors
a rope or metal band around a block or deadeye for support
(mainly Brit, informal) a temper tantrum: he threw a strop and stormed off
verb strops, stropping, stropped
(transitive) to sharpen (a razor, etc) on a strop
adjective, stroppier, stroppiest. British Informal. 1. bad-tempered or hostile; quick to take offense. adjective -pier, -piest 1. (Brit, informal) angry or awkward
noun 1. a male given name.
noun 1. a coarse woolen cloth, blanket, or garment formerly used by the British in bartering with the North American Indians. noun 1. a coarse woollen fabric
verb 1. simple past tense of strive. verb (used without object), strove or strived, striven [striv-uh n] /ˈstrɪv ən/ (Show IPA) or strived, striving. 1. to exert oneself vigorously; try hard: He strove to make himself understood. 2. to make strenuous efforts toward any goal: to strive for success. 3. to contend in opposition, battle, […]