misaddressed

adjective

mis·​ad·​dressed ˌmis-ə-ˈdrest How to pronounce misaddressed (audio)
-a-,
 also  -ˈa-ˌdrest
: addressed incorrectly or improperly : given a wrong address
a misaddressed email

Word History

First Known Use

1659, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misaddressed was in 1659

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Cite this Entry

“Misaddressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misaddressed. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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