misaddress

verb
mis·​ad·​dress | \ ˌmis-ə-ˈdres How to pronounce misaddress (audio) , -a- also -ˈa-ˌdres\
misaddressed; misaddressing

Definition of misaddress

transitive verb

: to address (someone or something) incorrectly or improperly especially : to mark or provide with incorrect directions for delivery The package was misaddressed and delivered to the wrong house.

First Known Use of misaddress

1659, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near misaddress

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mis-

misact

misaddress

misaddressed

misadjust

misadjusted

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