Definition of 'jump the gun'
Example sentences containing 'jump the gun'
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But let's not jump the gun. The Sun (2014)I think the media are jumping the gun. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I found myself jumping the gun. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Have I wasted my money by jumping the gun? Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Synonyms of 'jump the gun'
act with haste, be over-hasty, act too soon, act prematurely
Definition of jump the gun from the Collins English Dictionary
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