bad time


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Read Reviews Kalesma Mykonos San Miguel de Allende, Mexico With pleasant spring-like temperatures pretty much all year long, there really is no bad time to visit this charming, historic town. Leena Kim, Town & Country, 2 Mar. 2023 Legal expenses came at a bad time as their store rent tripled last year. Dallas News, 27 Feb. 2023 Kind of a bad time slot for a children’s show, isn’t it, asks his teenage daughter Nora (Katelyn Nacon, outstanding). Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 20 Feb. 2023 View Recipe Is there ever a bad time for a quesadilla? Hana Asbrink, Bon Appétit, 18 Feb. 2023

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“Bad time.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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