miscaption

noun
mis·​cap·​tion | \ ˌmis-ˈkap-shən How to pronounce miscaption (audio) \
plural miscaptions

Definition of miscaption

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an incorrect caption a miscaption that wrongly identified the subject of the photo

miscaption

verb
miscaptioned; miscaptioning

Definition of miscaption (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to caption (something, such as a photograph) wrongly : to give an incorrect caption to (something) miscaptioned the image with the wrong person's name

First Known Use of miscaption

Noun

1942, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Miscaption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miscaption. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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