mis·​as·​sem·​ble ˌmis-ə-ˈsem-bəl How to pronounce misassemble (audio)
misassembled; misassembling

transitive verb

: to put the parts of (something) together in an incorrect manner : to assemble (something) wrongly
And any mechanic who thinks the computer is going to tell him what he misassembled under the dash is probably better suited to working with a shovel instead of a computer.Mike Allen

Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misassemble was in 1927

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Cite this Entry

“Misassemble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misassemble. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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