[ mis-fit for 1; mis-fit, mis-fit for 2; mis-fit for 3 ]
/ mɪsˈfɪt for 1; mɪsˈfɪt, ˈmɪsˌfɪt for 2; ˈmɪsˌfɪt for 3 /
verb (used with or without object), mis·fit·ted, mis·fit·ting.
to fit badly.
something that fits badly, as a garment that is too large or too small.
a person who is not suited or is unable to adjust to the circumstances of his or her particular situation: a misfit in one's job.
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Examples from the Web for misfitting
I mean to alter my face as you do your misfitting garments,—take in on one side and let out on the other.
With the misfitting door and cracked sides it is much like a sieve.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
British Dictionary definitions for misfitting
a person not suited in behaviour or attitude to a particular social environment
something that does not fit or fits badly
verb (ˌmɪsˈfɪt) -fits, -fitting or -fitted (intr)
to fail to fit or be fitted
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