misbecome

[ mis-bi-kuhm ]
/ ˌmɪs bɪˈkʌm /
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verb (used with object), mis·be·came, mis·be·come, mis·be·com·ing.

to be unsuitable, unbecoming, or unfit for.

Nearby words

  1. misapprehension,
  2. misappropriate,
  3. misappropriation,
  4. misarrange,
  5. misattribution,
  6. misbefall,
  7. misbegotten,
  8. misbehave,
  9. misbehavior,
  10. misbelief

Origin of misbecome

First recorded in 1520–30; mis-1 + become

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British Dictionary definitions for misbecome

misbecome

/ (ˌmɪsbɪˈkʌm) /

verb -comes, -coming or -came

(tr) to be unbecoming to or unsuitable for
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