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

  • adjective Matched unsuitably; grouped into pairs or sets with incompatible characteristics.
  • adjective Of very unequal ability; -- of contestants in a contest. The less able contestant is said to be overmatched or outclassed.

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

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mismatch.
  • adjective Unsuitably matched; ill joined.

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

  • adjective (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
  • adjective either not matched or unsuitably matched


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