Definition of rush one's fences in English:

rush one's fences


  • Act with undue haste.

    ‘although they had created an expectation of radical reform, his team were not going to rush their fences’
    • ‘Still, later on I think we wondered whether maybe it had been a little too soon, and down the road we had to think hard and reexamine whether we had rushed our fences.’
    • ‘She, however, rushes her fences and ends up pregnant.’