} Meaning of CONTRETEMPS in a Sentence - Words In Sentences

Meaning of CONTRETEMPS in a Sentence

Definition: an incident that is humiliating or untimely

Part of Speech: Noun

Synonym(s): mishap, misfortune

Antonym(s): good fortune, success

Example Sentences:


1. A nonfunctioning car was the contretemps that totally ruined my plans for a road trip.


2. To June, the ripping of her dress was a contretemps that threatened to wreck her prom night.


3. When the media replayed the actor's stumble over and over again, they turned the accident into an unforgettable contretemps.

You may also like...

Close Bitnami banner