Meaning of ill-matched in English:


Translate ill-matched into Spanish


  • (of two or more people or items) not well suited to or appropriate for each other.

    ‘an ill-matched couple’
    • ‘They were an ill-matched couple and she seems to have been relieved when he was deported as an unregistered alien during the First World War; they never saw one another again.’
    • ‘We were a seemingly ill-matched couple with a potentially disastrous future.’
    • ‘It is also true that the Monarchy and ‘Establishment’ were more often at odds than not, like ill-matched horses in harness.’
    • ‘The two aren't as ill-matched as you might think.’
    • ‘Food shopping should not be about compiling some competitive international smorgasbord of ill-matched delicacies, but about intimacy and confidence.’