ill-use

verb
\ˈil-ˈyüz \
ill-used; ill-using; ill-uses

Definition of ill-use 

transitive verb

: to use badly : maltreat, abuse

First Known Use of ill-use

1841, in the meaning defined above

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illupi

illus

ill-usage

ill-use

illusion

illusionary

illusioned

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ill-use

verb
\ˈil-ˈyüz\
ill-used; ill-using

Kids Definition of ill-use

: to treat badly

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