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out of place

phrase as in extraneous

phrase as in untoward

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Example Sentences

Mitt Romney, who has reverted to the not-a-follicle-out-of-place hairstyle, never really got up the gumption to hit Newt.

First, he clumsily inserts nakedly political posturing that seems altogether out-of-place in the context of the High Holy Days.

Thus, careful watchers might have been puzzled by a seemingly out-of-place story last week.

There was a young fellow standing there who looked about as out-of-place as I felt.

But it is needless describing him here, for every out-of-place groom and dog-stealer's man knows him by sight.

Then he bestirred himself, and tried to live up to the singularly out-of-place social requirements.

How strange and out-of-place her name and face seemed amid our surroundings.

It was the most out-of-place sound Bill Parker had ever heard.


On this page you'll find 211 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to out-of-place, such as: awkward, erroneous, false, ill-advised, imprudent, and inaccurate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.