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Definition of 'incongruous'

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She would often come away with valuable, if rather incongruous presents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But there's something incongruous about hearing it from her. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I know it all seems rather incongruous but he likes leading a quiet life here. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The red jeans are a little incongruous with this look, and suggest a more naive side to her. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is an incongruous sight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She paints the rather incongruous scene of a recent cross-Channel ferry journey that she spent chatting to her fellow truckers in the canteen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is, to say the least, an incongruous sight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It concluded in the somewhat incongruous pair attending the G8 together in June. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But moral outrage from journalists seems a slightly incongruous property right now, an unexpected sight, like watching a fish ride a bicycle. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The alluring charm of the FA Cup has always been in its ability to throw up incongruous situations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Used Occasionally. incongruous is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'incongruous'

British English: incongruous ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is incongruous seems strange when considered together with other aspects of a situation.
She was small and fragile and looked incongruous in an army uniform.

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