misbutton

verb mis·but·ton \ ˌmis-ˈbə-tᵊn \

Definition of misbutton

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

misbuttoned

play \ˌmis-ˈbə-tᵊnd\ adjective
    • a misbuttoned coat

First Known Use of misbutton

1972

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