malapropos

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adverb mal·ap·ro·pos \ˌma-ˌla-prə-ˈpō\

Definition of malapropos

  1. :  in an inappropriate or inopportune way

malapropos

adjective

Origin and Etymology of malapropos

French mal à propos


First Known Use: 1630



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