out of order

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out of order (comparative more out of order, superlative most out of order)

  1. (idiomatic) Not functioning properly.
    The lift is always out of order.
  2. (idiomatic) Inappropriate or unsuitable.
    I suppose my remarks about his wife were out of order.
  3. Out of normal sequence.
    You've got my index cards out of order again.

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