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1. apropos

adverb. ['ˌæprəˈpoʊ'] introducing a different topic; in point of fact.

Synonyms

  • by the way
  • by the bye

Antonyms

  • unsuitableness
  • inaptness
  • inappositeness

Etymology

  • à propos (French)

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Example sentences of the word apropos


1. Adjective
The progressive hunt is especially apropos if an engagement ring is waiting at the end.

2. Adverb
Orange pairs winningly with chocolate, so a chocolate dessert is always apropos after duck a l'orange.

Quotes containing the word apropos


1. Personally, I think so-called "common language"is more interesting and apropos than "proper English"; it's passionate and powerful in ways that "wherefore art thou ass and thy elbow"just isn't.
- J.R. Ward, The Black Dagger Brotherhood: An Insider's Guide

2. apropos

adjective. ['ˌæprəˈpoʊ'] of an appropriate or pertinent nature.

Synonyms

  • appropriateness
  • apposite
  • apt
  • pertinent

Antonyms

  • inappropriateness
  • inappropriate
  • improper
  • appropriate

Etymology

  • à propos (French)

3. apropos

adverb. ['ˌæprəˈpoʊ'] at an opportune time.

Synonyms

  • well-timed
  • seasonably

Antonyms

  • improperness
  • impropriety
  • disinclined

Etymology

  • à propos (French)
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