malformed

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adjective mal·formed \ˌmal-ˈfȯrmd\

Definition of malformed

  1. :  characterized by malformation :  badly or imperfectly formed :  misshapen

Examples of malformed in a sentence

  1. <a clay sculpture of an eagle that was so malformed that it looked more like a feathered football>

1817

First Known Use of malformed

1817


MALFORMED Defined for English Language Learners

malformed

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adjective mal·formed \ˌmal-ˈfȯrmd\

Definition of malformed for English Language Learners

  • medical : not having the normal or expected shape especially because of a problem in the way something has developed or grown : badly or improperly formed


Medical Dictionary

malformed

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adjective mal·formed \(ˈ)mal-ˈfȯ(ə)rmd\

Medical Definition of malformed

  1. :  characterized by malformation :  badly or imperfectly formed <a malformed limb>



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