Malapropos meaning

mălăp-rə-pō
In an inappropriate or inopportune manner.
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In an inopportune or inappropriate manner.
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Out of place; inappropriate.
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Out of place; inappropriate.
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At an awkward or improper time or place; inopportune; inappropriate.
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Origin of malapropos

  • French mal à propos mal badly à propos to the purpose apropos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French mal à propos; mal bad, badly + à propos appropriate, relevant.

    From Wiktionary