Misfit

Definition of Misfit

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.
3.A person who does not fit in comfortably with the surrounding situation or society; one who cannot conform or adjust to the circumstances in which he lives.

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