Apropos - Very Appropriate To A Particular Situation!

Welcome to the Apropos.com website where you can learn more about the generic word Apropos and how it can be used in everyday life.

What does Apropos mean?

The word Apropos has several meanings & definitions. Here are a few examples taken from the English dictionary;

  • Adverb - fitting, opportunely, to the purpose, translated from German means 'by the way'
  • Adjective - opportune, pertinent
  • Idioms - With reference to, in respect to, in regard to

Apropos originated in France, Google translate shows the word as 'About' in French, so the word is also used in other languages too.

You may notice millions of french websites will use apropos for their about page and the url will look something like http://www.apropos.com/à-propos/

Apropos may also be mispelled as apropo, appropos but the correct spelling is apropos. The french will use it with a hyphen like à-propos

An easy way to pronounce the word is like ap-ro-pos