untimely: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (un-tīm'lē), [key]
— adj., adv. -li•er, -li•est,
  1. not timely; not occurring at a suitable time or season; ill-timed or inopportune: An untimely downpour stopped the game.
  2. happening too soon or too early; premature: his untimely demise.
  1. prematurely.
  2. unseasonably.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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