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Ahead of her time

Posted by ESC on June 06, 2004

In Reply to: Meaning of the expression . . . posted by ESC on June 06, 2004

: : "ahead of her time'

: Her thinking, actions, wardrobe, or whatever was so advanced that it seemed to be from some future era. She was ahead of everyone in her time period.

From Merriam-Webster online:

Main Entry: ahead of
Function: preposition
1 : in front or advance of