Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An unsuitable match or a lack of correspondence.
  • transitive verb To match unsuitably or badly.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To match unsuitably, or inaccurately or unfitly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To match unsuitably.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun a bad or unsuitable match
  • verb match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together

Etymologies

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mis- + match (verb)

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mis- + match (noun)

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