miscue


1mis·cue

noun \ˌmis-ˈkyü, ˈmis-ˌkyü\

Definition of MISCUE

1
:  a faulty stroke in billiards in which the cue slips
2
:  mistake, slip

Examples of MISCUE

  1. <the slightest miscue could make the trapeze artist lose his grip and fall to the mat below>

First Known Use of MISCUE

1838

2miscue

verb

Definition of MISCUE

intransitive verb
:  to make a miscue

First Known Use of MISCUE

1894

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