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apropos

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of apropos

  1. having to do with the matter at hand <the actor announced to reporters that he would regard as apropos only questions about the movie and would ignore inquiries about his love life> Synonyms applicable, apposite, pertinent, germane, material, pointed, relative, relevantRelated Words appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, suitable; important, meaningful, significant; sensible, useful; admissible, allowableNear Antonyms frivolous, inconsequential, insignificant, little, minor, negligible, slight, trifling, trivial, unimportant; meaningless, purposeless, senseless, useless; inappropriate, inapt, unsuitable; inadmissibleAntonyms extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, inapposite, irrelative, irrelevant, pointless




apropos

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of apropos

  1. by way of interjection or digression <I went up to New York last weekend; apropos, have you seen your New York cousins lately?> Synonyms en passant, incidentally Related Words digressively, excursively, interjectionally, parenthetically, secondarily, tangentially Phrases by the by (or by the bye), by the way, in passing




apropos

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of apropos

  1. having to do with <makes a number of telling observations apropos the current political situation> Synonyms about, apropos of, as far as, as for, as regards (also as respects), as to, concerning, of, on, regarding, respecting, touching, toward (or towards)Related Words over




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