Out of time


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not in proper time; too soon, or too late.
not in harmony; discordant; hence, not in an agreeing temper; fretful.

See also: Out, Out

References in classic literature ?
They were most anxious that he should remain in the Gardens to play to them, and to bring this to pass they tried to trick him into making such a remark as "I wish the grass was not so wet," and some of them danced out of time in the hope that he might cry, "I do wish you would keep time