incongruously incongruously  /ɪŋ ˈkɔŋ ru əs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an incongruous manner

Usage(s):

  1. With this incongruously meek surrender, Williams was taken into custody.
  2. With jackets incongruously zipped up despite the sun, the pallid, scruffy youths looked like a colony of sea slugs washed in by the tide.
  3. This vintage '60s protest fest is prompted, incongruously, by the first American gathering of the WTO, a sober, 135-nation group that sets the rules for international commerce.

News

  • Danny Brown Takes A$AP Rocky Into His 'Kush Coma,' Freestyles on the BBC

    Back in March, Danny Brown leaked an early version of "Kush Coma," a weed tribute that was incongruously clearheaded and fast-paced. It was a great listen and now we've got another incentive to give it a spin: A$AP Rocky is on the final version, which will appear on Brown's August album for Fools Gold Records,  Old ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  • ...the sequence in which a crowd of locals watch Fonda and Hayden toss around a Frisbee, the scene wherein Fonda argues with a North Vietnamese man who defends the American people, and the actress's "constant use of an incongruously dippy...
    on Mar 29, 2006 By: Jane Fonda Source: Village Voice

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