Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Meeting some requirement; seasonable.

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Usage examples "opportune":

  1. And yet they might have stayed there all day but for the opportune appearance of Aunt Lucy on the scene. - "Her Mother's Secret", Emma D. E. N. Southworth.
  2. " Nothing could be more opportune," Lanyard declared; " for it is to this lady, Madame de Montalais, and to these gentlemen that you owe the recovery of your jewels." - "Alias The Lone Wolf", Louis Joseph Vance.
  3. My father, advancing, perceived me, and almost taking the squire into his affectionate salutation, said: 'Nothing could be more opportune than your arrival, Mr. Beltham. - "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.