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.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR MALAPROPOS
- a bit previous
- badly timed
- bright and early
- early bird
- early on
- too early
- too late