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ˌmæl æp rəˈpoʊmalapro·pos

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malaproposadverb

    of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature

  2. inopportunely, malaproposadverb

    at an inconvenient time

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


  1. malaproposadjective

    out of place; inappropriate

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malapropos

    unseasonable or unseasonably; unsuitable or unsuitably

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of malapropos in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of malapropos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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