inaccurate


in·ac·cu·rate

adjective \-ˈa-kyə-rət, -k(ə-)rət\

: not correct or exact : having a mistake or error : not accurate

Full Definition of INACCURATE

:  not accurate :  faulty <inaccurate information>
in·ac·cu·rate·ly \-kyə-rət-lē, -k(ə-)rət-, -kyərt-\ adverb

Examples of INACCURATE

  1. <he claimed that the TV ratings were inaccurate because they didn't take into account all those viewers in health clubs>
  2. <the estimate is inaccurate, but will do for our purposes>

First Known Use of INACCURATE

1738

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