Mismatch vs Midmatch - What's the difference?

mismatch | midmatch |


As a verb mismatch

is to match unsuitably; to fail to match.

As a noun mismatch

is something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.

As an adjective midmatch is

during a match.

As an adverb midmatch is

during a match.

mismatch

English

Etymology 1

Verb

(es)
  • To match unsuitably; to fail to match
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (es)
  • Something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.
  • *{{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=September 7 , author=Dominic Fifield , title=England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova , work=The Guardian citation , page= , passage=After all the trepidation born of Holland's toils home and away against these opponents in qualification for Euro 2012, and the pockmarked nature of the pitch, this was exposed as a mismatch from the opening exchanges. }}

    midmatch

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • During a match.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2008, date=June 29, author=Christopher Clarey, title=Williams Sisters Find the Grass Is Greener, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Injuries and other midmatch dramas are hardly unusual for Jankovic, who calls on trainers with regularity. }}

    Adverb

    (-)
  • During a match.
  • We left the stadium midmatch because the crowd was getting violent.