miscast


mis·cast

verb \ˌmis-ˈkast\

: to give (an actor) a role for which the actor is not suited

: to make bad choices in selecting actors for (something, such as a play or movie)

mis·castmis·cast·ing

Full Definition of MISCAST

transitive verb
:  to cast in an unsuitable role <life had miscast her in the role of wife and mother — Edna Ferber>

First Known Use of MISCAST

1925

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