too soon

idiom

Definition of too soon 

: before the time that is proper, preferred, or specified I spoke too soon. It's too soon to tell what will happen. The show was over all too soon. often used in negative context to say at an appropriate or opportune time The plumber arrived, and not a moment too soon.

Learn More about too soon

Statistics for too soon

Look-up Popularity

Comments on too soon

What made you want to look up too soon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to enclose within walls

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!