- apron piece,
- apron stage,
- apron strings,
- apropos of,
Origin of apropos
Examples from the Web for apropos
So, apropos of nothing, I need to ask you about one last thing.Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill on ‘22 Jump Street,’ Penis Kissing, and Julie Andrews’s Boobs|Kevin Fallon|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was the apropos of nothing American flag plastered everywhere.Bruno Mars Super Bowl Halftime Show Review: Strange (Blood Sugar Sex) Magic|Kevin Fallon|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because stories have to be “apropos,” they have to come at the right moment, the right sip of wine.
Apropos inflation, the government could try to inflate its way out of this crisis, covering the deficit by printing money.
Apropos of general indieness, the show paused for a mini-concert from My Morning Jacket.
He once sent this same lady, apropos of the return of the shirt-waist season, a dozen neckties.The Bibliotaph|Leon H. Vincent
Apropos of these different osseous processes, we are reminded that they are also present in the human skeleton.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
Apropos of some of the feats of the latter a story was told of the man who walked forty miles in two hours.
Apropos of this, Aristippus on one occasion rebuked an empty-headed parent neatly and wittily.Plutarch's Morals|Plutarch
In apropos of hearts, they make dories in Swampscott; and it's not swampy one bit!The Lightning Conductor Discovers America|C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
Word Origin for apropos
1660s, "opportunely," from French à propos "to the purpose," from propos "thing said in conversation, talk; purpose, plan," from Latin propositium "purpose," past participle of proponere "to set forth, propose" (see propound). Meaning "as regards" is 1761, from French. As an adjective, "to the point or purpose," from 1690s.