ill-sorted

adjective
ill-sort·​ed | \ ˈil-ˈsȯr-təd How to pronounce ill-sorted (audio) \

Definition of ill-sorted

1 : not well matched he and his wife were an ill-sorted pair— Lord Byron
2 Scotland : much displeased

First Known Use of ill-sorted

1691, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ill-sorted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ill-sorted. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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