it is high time(redirected from it was high time)
it is high time
It is the appropriate time (that something happen); it is long overdue (that something happen). Thank you for a lovely meal, but it's high time for us to start heading home. It is high time that someone gives him the punishment he deserves!
it's high time
Rur. it is about the right time for something. It's high time we were leaving. It's high time you started thinking about saving for your old age.