mis·​cap·​tioned ˌmis-ˈkap-shənd How to pronounce miscaptioned (audio)
: having an incorrect caption
a miscaptioned photo

Examples of miscaptioned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Reuters and Check Your Fact also debunked the claim about the miscaptioned video. Molly Stellino, USA TODAY, 15 Dec. 2022 Over the last year, USA TODAY has debunked multiple miscaptioned images of Biden. Devon Link, USA TODAY, 13 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of miscaptioned was in 1939

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“Miscaptioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miscaptioned. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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