Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a premature manner; too soon or too early.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a premature manner; before the proper time; too early; overhastily.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. (of childbirth) before the end of the normal period of gestation
  • adv. too soon; in a premature manner

Etymologies

premature +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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