from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not suitable to or appropriate for the season.
  • adjective Not characteristic of the time of year.
  • adjective Poorly timed; inopportune.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not seasonable: as, an unseasonable hour. Not suited to the time or occasion; acting at an unsuitable time; unfit; untimely; ill-timed: as, unseasonable advisers or advice.
  • Not agreeable to the time of the year; out of season: as, an unseasonable frost. Not in season; taken, caught, or killed out of season, and therefore unfit for food: as, unseasonable salmon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not seasonable; being, done, or occurring out of the proper season; ill-timed; untimely; too early or too late

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not in accordance with the season.

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

  • adjective not in keeping with (and usually undesirable for) the season
  • adjective badly timed


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