- The definition of a proffer is an offer or offering.
An example of a proffer is a description given by a lawyer as a preview of testimony.
- Proffer is defined as to offer something to be accepted.
An example of to proffer is to submit a proposal for a conference.
Origin of profferMiddle English profren ; from Anglo-French and amp; Old French proffrir ; from poroffrir ; from por-, pro- + offrir ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form offerire, for Classical Latin offerre, to offer
Origin of profferME & Anglo-Fr profre < the v.
transitive verbprof·fered, prof·fer·ing, prof·fers
Origin of profferMiddle English profren, from Old French poroffrir, profrir : por-, forth (from Latin pr&omacron;-; see pro–1) + offrir, to offer (from Latin offerre; see offer).
(third-person singular simple present proffers, present participle proffering, simple past and past participle proffered)
proffer - Legal Definition