Definition Of noncongruously


not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something.

the duffel coat looked incongruous with the black dress she wore underneath

Example Of noncongruously

  • And when drivers queue to allow a family of geese to amble across, it is one of those incongruous scenes which can only make you smile.

  • Blackmore performs in a sartorial nightmare of clashing colours and incongruous items of clothing.

  • But this was all a tad incongruous in the surroundings of what looked like a converted garage.

  • Critics argue the park itself is incongruous in a country where around half the population of 130m lives below the poverty line.

  • Emma's miniskirt formed an incongruous addition to this parade of shapeless sack dresses, zip off trousers and sandals.

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