Word Of The Day: Apropos


 

Word Of The Day: Apropos

apropos
ˌaprəˈpəʊ,ˈaprəpəʊ/
 
preposition: apropos
  1. with reference to; concerning.
    “she remarked apropos of the initiative, ‘It’s not going to stop the abuse’”
    synonyms: with reference to, with regard to,with respect to, regarding,concerning, respecting, on the subject of, in the matter of, touching on, dealing with, connected with, in connection with, about, re;

    anent
    “value judgements apropos of particular works of art”
 
adjective: apropos
  1. very appropriate to a particular situation.
    “the song feels apropos to a midnight jaunt”
    synonyms: appropriate, pertinent, relevant,apposite, apt, applicable, suitable,germane, material, becoming,befitting, significant, to the point/purpose; More

    opportune, felicitous, timely
    “the word ‘conglomerate’ was decidedly apropos”
    antonyms: inappropriate
Origin
mid 17th century: from French à propos ‘(with regard) to (this) purpose’.
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