out of turn

out of turn
not according to the line, not in order

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • out of turn — {adv. phr.} 1. Not in regular order; at the wrong time. * /John played out of turn./ * /By taking a day off out of turn, Bob got the schedule mixed up./ 2. Too hastily or wrongly; at the wrong time or place; so as to annoy others. * /Dick loses… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of turn — {adv. phr.} 1. Not in regular order; at the wrong time. * /John played out of turn./ * /By taking a day off out of turn, Bob got the schedule mixed up./ 2. Too hastily or wrongly; at the wrong time or place; so as to annoy others. * /Dick loses… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of turn — ► out of turn at a time when it is inappropriate or not one s turn. Main Entry: ↑turn …   English terms dictionary

  • out of turn — adverb 1. : not in turn : not in due order of succession play out of turn 2. : imprudently, unadvisedly, or at a wrong time or place throwing their weight around … and talking out of turn Joseph Mitchell might be condemned for heresy if he spoke… …   Useful english dictionary

  • out\ of\ turn — adv. phr. 1. Not in regular order; at the wrong time. John played out of turn. By taking a day off out of turn, Bob got the schedule mixed up. 2. too hastily or wrongly; at the wrong time or place; so as to annoy others. Dick loses friends by… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out of turn — phrasal 1. not in due order of succession < play out of turn > 2. at a wrong time or place and usually imprudently < talking out of turn > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out of turn — idi a) out of proper order or sequence b) at an unsuitable time; imprudently; indiscreetly: He spoke out of turn[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • out of turn — at a time when it is inappropriate or not one s turn. → turn …   English new terms dictionary

  • Batting out of turn — In baseball, a sequence of nine players come to bat according to their team s batting order, taking turns in an attempt to become a runner and reach base or to help preceding runners to score. Occasionally, one or more batters may bat in the… …   Wikipedia

  • talk out of turn — To say something indiscreet or tactless ● turn * * * speak/talk/out of turn phrase to say something that you should not say because you have no right to say it or because it upsets someone I hope I’m not speaking out of turn, but I preferred the… …   Useful english dictionary

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