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Meaning of MISFIT

Pronunciation:  mis'fit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone unable to adapt to their circumstances
 

MISFIT is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: addle-head, anomaly, anthropoid, ape, birdbrain, dork, jerk, loon, unusual person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis*fit"\, n.
1. The act or the state of fitting badly; as, a misfit in
   making a coat; a ludicrous misfit.

2. Something that fits badly, as a garment.

         I saw an uneasy change in Mr. Micawber, which sat
         tightly on him, as if his new duties were a misfit.
                                               --Dickens.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anomaly, beatnik, black sheep, blemish, Bohemian, crosspatch, deviant, dissenter, dropout, eccentric, flower child, foreign body, foreign intruder, freak, heretic, hippie, impurity, individual, individualist, inner-directed person, intruder, maverick, monkey wrench, mote, naysayer, nonconformist, nonjuror, oddball, original, sectarian, sectary, sliver, speck, splinter, sport, stone, swinger, ugly duckling, unconformist, weed, yippie
 

 

 

 

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