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Meaning of MALAPROPOS

Pronunciation:  `malapru'pow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  at an inconvenient time; "he arrived inopportunely just as we sat down for dinner"; "she answered malapropos"
  2. [adj]  of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature
 

MALAPROPOS is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: inapposite, inopportunely, out of place
 
 Antonyms: apropos, opportunely
 
 See Also: inappropriate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mal*ap"ro*pos`\, a. & adv. [F. mal [`a] propos; mal
evil + [`a] propos to the purpose.]
Unseasonable or unseasonably; unsuitable or unsuitably.

 
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