bad time

noun

: not the right moment to do something or for something to happen
Am I calling at a bad time? Are you very busy?

Examples of bad time in a Sentence

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“Bad time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bad%20time. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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