- to be unsuitable, unbecoming, or unfit for.
Origin of misbecome
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Examples from the Web for misbecome
He said in a low voice, "I trust, madam, that I will do naught that may misbecome a gentleman."Prisoners of Hope
She did so with a simple, quiet dignity, that would not have misbecome a duchess.
If it misbecome me, as I believe it does, 'tis no matter; it may be of use to some others.The Essays of Montaigne, Complete
Michel de Montaigne
These wuz coward feelin's an' they misbecome me; the ache herein this heart uv mine had no business there.Second Book of Tales
Shallow judges of human nature are they who think that tears in themselves ever misbecome boy or even man.What Will He Do With It, Complete
- (tr) to be unbecoming to or unsuitable for
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