- Present participle of prorogue.
Variant of prorogue
intransitive verbprorogued, proroguing
- Obsolete to defer; delay; postpone
- to discontinue or end a session of (a legislative assembly, as the British Parliament)
Origin of prorogueMiddle English prorogen ; from Middle French proroguer ; from Classical Latin prorogare, to defer, prolong ; from pro-, for + rogare, to ask, akin to regere, to direct: see right