A phrase used to respond to someone making a comment that was intended to be funny, but touches on subject matter that shouldn't be joked about, usually because it was a recent event (being in the last decade or so).
person1: Ah man, i didn't study for the final. I'm gonna fail for sure
person2: Dude, you're screwed like Steve Irwin in a tank of stingrays.
person1: Too soon.
A phrase used in reference to actions or comments that are intended to be humorous but touch on timely subjects that are still too sensitive for most people to be ready to laugh about.
The employees listened in shock as the last remaining programmer joked about the lack of management vision that was derailing the company. For them, it was too soon.
To joke about a deceased person within the time to be determined by the audience of the joke to be too soon after his or her expiration.
Joe: Look at that guy! He is shorter than (deceased person) was.
(Audience of Joke): Too Soon!
when someone does or says something that is completely inappropriate for the situation.
a gross guy makes comments as you walk by. too soon.