Mismatch vs Mismatched - What's the difference?

mismatch | mismatched |


As verbs the difference between mismatch and mismatched

is that mismatch is to match unsuitably; to fail to match while mismatched is (mismatch).

As a noun mismatch

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

As an adjective mismatched is

unsuitably matched; ill joined.

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.
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  • , 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. }}

    mismatched

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (mismatch)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unsuitably matched; ill joined.
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