a square peg in a round hole

noun phrase

Definition of a square peg in a round hole

: someone who does not fit in a particular place or situation She felt like a square peg in a round hole at the new school until she made some new friends.

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“A square peg in a round hole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20square%20peg%20in%20a%20round%20hole. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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