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.
There's a marvelous letter he wrote to Shaw about censorship that is very funny and apropos.
apropos of general indieness, the show paused for a mini-concert from My Morning Jacket.
He said, apropos of nothing, “The punchline was: And I realized I was smelling my balls.”
“It certainly is warm,” observed Lefever, apropos of nothing at all.
I have not forgotten one remark of Ménault's apropos of talk about risks.
apropos of the value of simile is an experiment about which I have recently heard.
apropos of all this there's a good story at present going the rounds of Peking.
apropos of Salamanca, there was a little jeu d'esprit worth preserving.
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.