apropos of

preposition

Definition of apropos of

  1. :  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

1732

First Known Use of apropos of

1732



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