malapropos

[ mal-ap-ruh-poh ]SEE DEFINITION OF malapropos

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MALAPROPOS

At any rate, he could not see her confusion at her own malapropos—that was something!

As far as Mostyn was concerned, this first malapropos meeting indicated the whole evening.

Even her wit had deserted her; she said malapropos clever things, and got snubbed for them.

On the other hand, never express dissatisfaction with a response, however absurd or malapropos it may be.

They were getting out of their car just outside the gates of Uplands—a most malapropos position!

To him the man habitually seemed as malapropos as a spiteful old lady.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MALAPROPOS

inept

adjectivenot suitable; improper
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