Definitions for malaproposˌmæl æp rəˈpoʊ

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  1. malapropos(adverb)

    of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature

  2. inopportunely, malapropos(adverb)

    at an inconvenient time

    "he arrived inopportunely just as we sat down for dinner"; "she answered malapropos"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. malapropos(Adjective)

    out of place; inappropriate

  2. Origin: From mal à propos; mal bad, badly + à propos appropriate, relevant.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Malapropos

    unseasonable or unseasonably; unsuitable or unsuitably

  2. Origin: [F. mal propos; mal evil + propos to the purpose.]


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