Definition of marry in haste, repent at leisure in English:

marry in haste, repent at leisure

phrase

proverb
  • Those who rush impetuously into marriage may spend a long time regretting having done so.

    • ‘‘In wartime you didn't waste a lot of time. We got a lot of comments like ‘marry in haste, repent at leisure’ but none of that happened.’’
    • ‘"Marry in haste, repent at leisure" is a good saying to keep you watchful and aware.’
    • ‘On a more domestic note, the old refrain, marry in haste, repent at leisure strikes a chord.’
    • ‘Give your relationship time to mature before making a life-long commitment. Keep in mind the old saying, "Marry in haste, repent in leisure."’
    • ‘You know what they say - marry in haste, repent at leisure.’