What does apropos mean?

apropos meaning in General Dictionary

Opportunely or opportune seasonably or seasonable

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  • at an opportune time
  • introducing a different sort of topic
  • of an appropriate or important nature

apropos meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1660s, "opportunely," from French

apropos - German to English

speaking of ...

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  • talking of ...
  • apropos [coll.]
  • by the by
  • by-the-way
  • dedicated to

Sentence Examples with the word apropos

One of his first efforts was a solid argument for freedom of discussion, in a series of letters to the Chronicle apropos of the prosecution of Richard Carlile.

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