miscall

verb
mis·​call | \ ˌmis-ˈkȯl How to pronounce miscall (audio) \
miscalled; miscalling; miscalls

Definition of miscall

transitive verb

: to call by a wrong name : misname

First Known Use of miscall

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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