Definition of misfit
1 : something that fits badly
2 : a person who is poorly adapted to a situation or environment social misfits
Recent Examples of misfit from the Web
That contest was simply a demonstration event, pitting two teams of NFL misfits against each other to showcase what pro flag football might look like.
Once a farmer’s market misfit, kohlrabi has become an increasingly mainstream food.
Brie plays Ruth Wilder, a struggling Los Angeles actress who finds herself in the ring with a group of misfits cast as professional wrestlers.
So, Paul Molitor was forced to feed a batting order of misfits -- Chris Gimenez started in left field for the first time in six years -- to Corey Kluber.
The homeliest misfit even gets to fly to New York with a human in tow.
Exhausted from the West Wing circus of misfits, clowns, and ghouls—
Things go poorly for everyone involved, from the misfits to the people of Braggsville.
Way joins a legion of authors -- including Paul Keeprburg, Grant Morrison, Rachel Pollack, John Arcudi, John Byrne and Keith Giffen -- in bringing the superhero misfit crew to the page, working with artist Nick Derington.
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First Known Use of misfit
MISFIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of misfit for English Language Learners
: a person who is different from other people and who does not seem to belong in a particular group or situation
MISFIT Defined for Kids
Definition of misfit for Students
1 : something that is the wrong shape or size or is inappropriate
2 : a person who does not seem to belong in a particular group or situation
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