What is prot short for?


An abbreviation that refers to a video game character that has weapons, armor, items, and talents that are used for defensive purposes; also refers to a tank, which absorbs damage and aggro for an MMORPG raid; can be used in World of Warcraft to describe a "prot warrior" or another protection spec character class.


That prot warrior has so many hit points!

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Updated July 7, 2014

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