mis·di·rect verb \-də-ˈrekt, -(ˌ)dī-\
: to use or direct (something) in a way that is not correct or appropriate
: to send (someone or something) to the wrong place
: to give (someone) incorrect information
: to give a wrong direction to
: to direct wrongly <misdirected their energies>
Examples of MISDIRECT
- Their mail was misdirected to our address.
- If he tells you he's not interested, he's trying to misdirect you.
First Known Use of MISDIRECT
Rhymes with MISDIRECT
, birth defect
, edge effect
, in effect
, lake effect
, side effect
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