Meaning of malapropos

mal•ap•ro•pos

Pronunciation: (mal"ap-ru-pō'), [key]
— adj.
  1. inappropriate; out of place; inopportune; untimely: a malapropos remark.
—adv.
  1. inappropriately; inopportunely.
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