misbutton

misbutton

(ˌmɪsˈbʌtən)
vb (tr)
(Clothing & Fashion) to button (a shirt, jacket, etc) wrongly
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How he does not look at her in her misbuttoned dishevelment.
Two hours later, my son loudly announced that breakfast was ready, and while the rest of the party looked on in amused bewilderment, I stumbled into the kitchen with my fluorescent orange shirt misbuttoned and my boots on the wrong feet.
We want to be together." Her hope that this assertion is true is constantly shaken: the four-year-old lets slip Dana's hostile declaration that Jewell "will soon be gone"; Celeste spends hours with Dana while Jewell baby-sits Rachel; Jewell finds Celeste at Dana's house with her cardigan misbuttoned, a confirmation for Jewell that the former lovers are at it again.
It was the laugh of a middle-aged accountant, an overweight and buck-toothed dentist, a glasses-wearing music teacher with a misbuttoned shirt ...