do something out of turn

do something out of ˈturn


1 do something when you have no right to do it because another person should have done it before you; not in the correct order: There was an argument in the doctor’s waiting room because somebody had gone in to see him out of turn.
2 say or do something that you should not say because you have no right to or because it’s not the right time or place to say it: It is not the first time that Julia has said something out of turn.I apologize if I’ve spoken out of turn.
See also: of, out, something, turn
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