HyperDic: apropos

English > 3 senses of the word apropos:
ADVERBallapropos, seasonably, timely, well-timedat an opportune time
allapropos, by the way, by the bye, incidentallyintroducing a different topic
ADJECTIVEallaproposof an appropriate or pertinent nature
apropos > pronunciation
Soundsae.prahpow'
Rhymescapo ... zippo: 13 rhymes with pow...
English > apropos: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf an appropriate or pertinent nature.
Attribute ofappropriatenessThe quality of being specially suitable
Narrowerapposite, apt, pertinentOf striking appropriateness and pertinence
See alsoappropriateSuitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
OppositemalaproposOf an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature
Spanishoportuno, pertinente
Catalanoportú
English > apropos: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAt an opportune time.
Example"your letter arrived apropos"
Synonymsseasonably, timely, well-timed
Spanishtempestivamente
English > apropos: 3 senses > adverb 2
Meaningintroducing a different topic; in point of fact.
Synonymsby the way, by the bye, incidentally
Spanisha propósito, de paso, por cierto
Catalana propòsit, per cert

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