misaddressed

adjective
mis·​ad·​dressed | \ ˌmis-ə-ˈdrest How to pronounce misaddressed (audio) , -a- also -ˈa-ˌdrest \

Definition of misaddressed

: addressed incorrectly or improperly : given a wrong address a misaddressed email

First Known Use of misaddressed

1659, in the meaning defined above

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“Misaddressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misaddressed. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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