Definitions for malaproposˌmæl æp rəˈpoʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  1. malapropos(Adjective)

    out of place; inappropriate

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malapropos

    unseasonable or unseasonably; unsuitable or unsuitably


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