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misspeak

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verb mis·speak \ˌmis-ˈspēk\

Definition of misspeak

misspoke

play \-ˈspōk\

misspoken

play \-ˈspō-kən\

misspeaking

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to speak (as a word) incorrectly

  3. 2 :  to express (oneself) imperfectly or incorrectly <claims now that he misspoke himself>

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to speak incorrectly :  misspeak oneself



14th Century

First Known Use of misspeak

14th century


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