apropos[ ap-ruh-poh ]SEE DEFINITION OF apropos
Synonyms for apropos
- on the button
- on the nose
- right on
Antonyms for apropos
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APROPOS
Apropos, Belinda, did not you tell me Clarence Hervey is coming to town?
Apropos, what is the reason that we have seen so little of Clarence Hervey lately?
I stammered it all out, on the way back, apropos of the rubbish-heap which had been Tentyra.
Apropos, how do you like this thought in a ballad I have just now on the tapis?
Apropos if you are for English verses, there is, on my part, an end of the matter.
Apropos, how do you like, I mean really like, the married life?
Apropos, your little godson is thriving charmingly, but is a very deil.
Apropos, Bjelke, what was the reason why you countermanded the ball last week?
I wish this because I know that the apropos will be the chief merit of the whole.
Your kindness, too,—like every real kindness,—had the merit of an apropos.
1660s, "opportunely," from French à propos "to the purpose," from propos "thing said in conversation, talk; purpose, plan," from Latin propositium "purpose," past participle of proponere "to set forth, propose" (see propound). Meaning "as regards" is 1761, from French. As an adjective, "to the point or purpose," from 1690s.