behind schedule

Definition of behind schedule

:not according to schedule :late
  • We're running about five minutes behind schedule.

Word by Word Definitions

behind play
  1. : in the place or situation that is being or has been departed from

  2. : in, to, or toward the back

  3. : later in time

  1. : in or to a place or situation in back of or to the rear of

  2. used as a function word to indicate something that screens an observer

  3. : following in order

  1. : buttocks

schedule play
  1. : a written document

  2. : a statement of supplementary details appended to a legal or legislative document

  3. : a written or printed list, catalog, or inventory

  1. : to appoint, assign, or designate for a fixed time

  2. : to place in a schedule

  3. : to make a schedule of


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