misbecome

verb
mis·​be·​come | \ ˌmis-bi-ˈkəm How to pronounce misbecome (audio) \
misbecame\ ˌmis-​bi-​ˈkām How to pronounce misbecame (audio) \; misbecome; misbecoming

Definition of misbecome

transitive verb

: to be inappropriate or unbecoming to

First Known Use of misbecome

1530, in the meaning defined above

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“Misbecome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misbecome. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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