[mis-tahym] /mɪsˈtaɪm/

verb (used with object), mistimed, mistiming.
to time badly; perform, say, propose, etc., at a bad or inappropriate time.
(transitive) to time (an action, utterance, etc) wrongly

late Old English mistimian “to happen amiss” (of an event); see mis- (1) + time (v.). Meaning “not to time properly” is first recorded late 14c. Related: Mistimed; mistiming.


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