misaim

verb
mis·​aim | \ ˌmis-ˈām How to pronounce misaim (audio) \
misaimed; misaiming

Definition of misaim

transitive + intransitive

: to aim poorly or incorrectly When you misaim both your eyes and your putter head, the only chance you have to hole the putt is to make a bad putting stroke …— T. J. Tomasi Some ads targeted at me have been laughably misaimed— Michael Hiltzik

First Known Use of misaim

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“Misaim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misaim. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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