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misname

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verb mis·name \-ˈnām\

Simple Definition of misname

  • : to give (someone or something) a name that is not proper or appropriate

  • : to give or show an incorrect name for (someone or something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of misname

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to name incorrectly :  miscall

Examples of misname in a sentence

  1. They misnamed the airport when they called it international. Almost all the arriving and departing flights are local.

  2. The caption misnamed the person in the picture.



1537

First Known Use of misname

1537


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