HyperDic: malapropos

English > 2 senses of the word malapropos:
ADVERBallmalapropos, inopportunelyat an inconvenient time
ADJECTIVEallmalaproposof an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature
English > malapropos: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature.
Attribute ofappropriatenessThe quality of being specially suitable
Narrowerinapposite, out of placeOf an inappropriate or misapplied nature
See alsoinappropriatenot suitable for a particular occasion etc
OppositeaproposOf an appropriate or pertinent nature
Catalaninadequat, inapropiat
English > malapropos: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAt an inconvenient time.
Example "she answered malapropos"
OppositeopportunelyAt an opportune time

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