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

transitive verb

: to be inappropriate or unbecoming to

Word History

First Known Use

1530, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misbecome was in 1530

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Cite this Entry

“Misbecome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misbecome. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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