/ˈɪl-əsɔtəd/ (say 'il-uhsawtuhd)

badly matched.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • ill-assorted — ill as sorted adj an ill assorted group of people or things do not seem to belong together in a group …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill-assorted — adjective an ill assorted group of people or things do not seem to belong together in a group …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill-assorted — UK / US adjective formal an ill assorted group of people or things are all very different from each other …   English dictionary

  • ill-assorted — adjective not well matched …   English new terms dictionary

  • ill-assorted — adj incompatible, inharmonious, discordant, unsuited, mismatched, uncongenial, misallied FORMAL incongruous ≠ harmonious, well matched …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill assorted couple — incompatible pair, bad match …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ill — Ill, adv. In a ill manner; badly; weakly. [1913 Webster] How ill this taper burns! Shak. [1913 Webster] Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Note: Ill, like above, well,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ill — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (usu. predic.; often foll. by with) out of health; sick (is ill; was taken ill with pneumonia; mentally ill people). 2 (of health) unsound, disordered. 3 wretched, unfavourable (ill fortune; ill luck). 4 harmful (ill… …   Useful english dictionary

  • assorted — as|sort|ed [əˈso:tıd US o:r ] adj [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Past participle of assort to divide into types (15 21 centuries), from Old French assorter, from sorte sort ] of various different types ▪ paintbrushes in assorted sizes ▪ assorted… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • assorted — adjective of various different kinds: assorted sizes | assorted cookies see also: ill assorted …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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