A mismatched pair of socks.
- The definition of mismatch is something that was not correctly paired.
An example of a mismatch is two people on a date who do not get along.
- Mismatch is defined as for things that are similar to not be put together correctly.
An example of mismatch is to incorrectly sort two pairs of socks.
transitive verbmis·matched, mis·match·ing, mis·match·es
(third-person singular simple present mismatches, present participle mismatching, simple past and past participle mismatched)
- To match unsuitably; to fail to match
mis- + match (verb)
mis- + match (noun)