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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inapt mean? 

INAPT (adjective)
  The adjective INAPT has 1 sense:

1. not elegant or graceful in expression

  Familiarity information: INAPT used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

INAPT (adjective)

Sense 1inapt [BACK TO TOP]


Not elegant or graceful in expression


ill-chosen; inapt; inept; clumsy; cumbersome; awkward

Context examples:

an awkward prose style / a clumsy apology / his cumbersome writing style / if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?


infelicitous (not appropriate in application; defective)

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