out of place


out of place
index disordered, disproportionate, immaterial, impertinent (irrelevant), improper, inapplicable, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, inept (inappropriate), irregular (improper), irregular (not usual), irrelevant, peculiar (curious), unbecoming, unfit, unseemly, unsuitable, untimely

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  • Out of place — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out of place — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of place — ► out of place 1) not in the proper position. 2) in a setting where one is or feels incongruous. Main Entry: ↑place …   English terms dictionary

  • out\ of\ place — I. adv. phr. Not in the right or usual place or position. Harry fell and knocked one of his teeth out of place. The teacher lined up the class and told them not to get out of place. Compare: out of order Contrast: in place II. adj. phr. In the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out of place — 1) if someone feels out of place or is out of place, they feel uncomfortable in a particular situation or place, or they do not belong there Kieran felt very out of place among Helen s solicitor friends. 2) in the wrong position Mel looked… …   English dictionary

  • out of place — 1) she never had a hair out of place Syn: out of position, out of order, in disarray, disarranged, in a mess, messy, topsy turvy, muddled 2) he said something out of place Syn: inappropriate, unsuitable, unseemly …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • out of place(2) — {adj. phr.} In the wrong place or at the wrong time; not suitable; improper. * /Joan was the only girl who wore a formal at the party, and she felt out of place./ * /It was out of place for Russell to laugh at the old lady./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of place(2) — {adj. phr.} In the wrong place or at the wrong time; not suitable; improper. * /Joan was the only girl who wore a formal at the party, and she felt out of place./ * /It was out of place for Russell to laugh at the old lady./ Compare: OUT OF ONE S …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of place(1) — {adv. phr.} Not in the right or usual place or position. * /Harry fell and knocked one of his teeth out of place./ * /The teacher lined up the class and told them not to get out of place./ Compare: OUT OF ORDER. Contrast: IN PLACE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of place(1) — {adv. phr.} Not in the right or usual place or position. * /Harry fell and knocked one of his teeth out of place./ * /The teacher lined up the class and told them not to get out of place./ Compare: OUT OF ORDER. Contrast: IN PLACE …   Dictionary of American idioms


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