1A person whose behaviour or attitude sets them apart from others in an uncomfortably conspicuous way: a motley collection of social misfits
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- It's been a long time since such a collection of punks, misfits and miscreants gathered together to worship such an influential act.
- They were a collection of misfits and screwballs who became the terrors of the South Pacific.
- There were young children who remained inside until their 40s and 50s with no specific diagnoses, incarcerated for being social misfits.
fish out of water, square peg in a round hole, round peg in a square hole;
1.1 archaic Something that does not fit or that fits badly.
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