Definition of propinquitous in US English:

propinquitous

adjective

  • That is in propinquity; nearby, close at hand.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John William De Forest (1826–1906). From propinquity + -ous.

Pronunciation

propinquitous

/prəˈpɪŋkwɪtəs/