Meaning of misfit

mis•fit

Pronunciation: (mis-fit' for 1 mis-fit', mis'fit&sec for 2 mis'fit&sec for 3), [key]
— v., n. -fit•ted, -fit•ting,
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to fit badly.
—n.
  1. something that fits badly, as a garment that is too large or too small.
  2. a person who is not suited or is unable to adjust to the circumstances of his or her particular situation: a misfit in one's job.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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