toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

preposterous
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
absurd, outrageous, silly, or completely unreasonable
  • Could it be possible that he had heard and believed the preposterous lie about Scarlett and Ashley and become jealous?
    5.56 (90% in)
  • When she awoke the next morning, he was gone and had it not been for the rumpled pillow beside her, she would have thought the happenings of the night before a wild preposterous dream.
    5.54 (66% in)

There are no more uses of "preposterous" in Gone with the Wind.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®