apropos of


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]

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

First Known Use of apropos of

1732, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of apropos of was in 1732

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