misbutton

verb
mis·but·ton | \ ˌmis-ˈbə-tᵊn \
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 \ adjective
a misbuttoned coat

First Known Use of misbutton

1972, in the meaning defined above

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