misbutton

verb
mis·​but·​ton | \ ˌmis-ˈbə-tᵊn How to pronounce misbutton (audio) \
misbuttoned; misbuttoning

Definition of misbutton

transitive verb

: to button up (a piece of clothing) in an incorrect way misbuttoned her shirt in her rush to get to work

Other Words from misbutton

misbuttoned \ ˌmis-​ˈbə-​tᵊnd How to pronounce misbuttoned (audio) \ adjective
a misbuttoned coat

First Known Use of misbutton

1972, in the meaning defined above

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