ill-timed

[il-tahymd]

adjective

badly timed; inopportune.

Nearby words

  1. ill-sorted,
  2. ill-spent,
  3. ill-starred,
  4. ill-suited,
  5. ill-tempered,
  6. ill-treat,
  7. ill-treatment,
  8. ill-use,
  9. ill-wisher,
  10. ill.

Origin of ill-timed

First recorded in 1685–95

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British Dictionary definitions for ill-timed

ill-timed

adjective

occurring at or planned for an unsuitable time
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