mis·​bound ˌmis-ˈbau̇nd How to pronounce misbound (audio)
of a book : bound in such a manner that one or more pages is missing or incorrectly placed or positioned
Check the pages of this new edition carefully, as two review copies were misbound.Charles Solomon
of pages : incorrectly placed or positioned within a bound book
… noticed that two of its pages appeared misbound alongside pages of a similar Quranic manuscript from a later date.Dan Bilefsky

Word History

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of misbound was in 1802

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“Misbound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misbound. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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