Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To match unsuitably or inaccurately.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.
  • v. To match unsuitably; to fail to match

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To match unsuitably.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To match unsuitably, or inaccurately or unfitly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bad or unsuitable match
  • v. match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together

Etymologies

mis- + match (verb) (Wiktionary)
mis- + match (noun) (Wiktionary)

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