miscount

verb
mis·​count | \ˌmis-ˈkau̇nt \
miscounted; miscounting

Definition of miscount 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to make a mistake in counting (something) : to count (something) incorrectly miscount the number of workers in the office miscounted in figuring how much change to give

miscount

noun
mis·​count | \ˈmis-ˌkau̇nt \
plural miscounts

Definition of miscount (Entry 2 of 2)

: an incorrect count a miscount of the votes

First Known Use of miscount

Verb

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1551, in the meaning defined above

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miscount

verb
mis·​count | \mis-ˈkau̇nt\
miscounted; miscounting

Kids Definition of miscount

: to incorrectly determine the total of

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