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What does Apropos of nothing mean?
- Without reference to anything.
- synonym: without rhyme or reason
- Without any apparent reason or purpose.
"Apropos of nothing" is a book by Richard Jones.
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by Bryan A. Garner
"Then, apropos of nothing, ...
by James Main Dixon
A propos de rien — apropos of nothing ; irrelevantly. The story was introduced apropos de rien. Arab. — A street Arab or Arab of the gutter — one of the uncared -for children of our large cities. P. This enterprise led him (Lord Shaftesbury) into ...
by John Ayto
apropos apropos of nothing having no relevance to any previous discussion ...
— "'Apropos of nothing." — An absurd allusion.
by David Evans Macdonnel
— "Apropos of nothing." — An absurd allusion. Aptat se pugnse. Lat.
apropos of nothing. aqua.
A Condensed Dictionary of the English Language Giving the Correct Spelling, Pronunciation and Definitions of Words Based on the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster (1910)
by Noah Webster
J, apropos of nothing. aqua vitae [L.J, ...
by Thomas Davidson
apropos of nothing, aqua (L.), water ; — aqua c&lestls, ...
Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
PHRASES apropos of nothing having no relevance to any previous discussion or situation. — ORIGIN C17: from Fr. a propos '(with regard) to (this) purpose'. apse / aps/ > n. 1 a large semicircular or polygonal recess with a domed roof, typically ...
by Archie Hobson
(apropos of nothing) used to state a speaker's beliefthat someone's comments or acts are unrelated to any previous discussion or situation: Isabel kept smiling apropos of nothing. • adj. [predic.] very appropriate to a particular ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
PHRASES apropos of nothing having no relevance to any previous discussion or situation. — ORIGIN mid 17th cent.: from French at propos '(with regard) to (this) purpose'. apsara /'Apsoro:/ (also apsaras /'Apsoru:s/) > noun (pl. apsaras or ...
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