apropos of nothing

Definition of apropos of nothing

:not related to any previous topic
  • Her comment about the weather was apropos of nothing.

Word by Word Definitions

apropos play
  1. : being both relevant and opportune

  1. : with regard to (something) : apropos of

  1. : at an opportune time : seasonably

  2. : by way of interjection or further comment : with regard to the present topic

nothing play
  1. : not any thing : no thing

  2. : no part

  3. : one of no interest, value, or consequence

  1. : not at all : in no degree

  1. : something that does not exist

  2. : the absence of all magnitude or quantity

  3. : nothingness, nonexistence

  1. : of no account : worthless


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