apropos of

preposition

Definition of apropos of

:with regard to (something) :concerning
  • "I was always a fantasist," Nicholson says later, apropos of his childhood …
  • —Ron Rosenbaum
  • Her comments about the weather were apropos of nothing. [=did not relate to any previous topic]

Examples of apropos of in a Sentence

  1. apropos of our earlier conversation, here's that file I mentioned

First Known Use of apropos of

1732

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