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miscut

adjective mis·cut \ ˈmis-ˌkət , ˌmis-ˈkət \

Definition of miscut

: badly or wrongly cut
  • a miscut length of wood
  • miscut keys

First Known Use of miscut

1882

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miscut

noun mis·cut \ ˈmis-ˌkət \

Definition of miscut

plural miscuts
1 : an act or instance of cutting something badly or wrongly
  • Follow the directions from the manufacturer and work slowly to avoid making any miscuts.
  • —Gene Hamilton and Katie Hamilton
2 : the product or result of a bad or wrong cut
  • … nail and screw holes or miscuts are closed with a compound filler such as Bondo.
  • —Mike McClintock
  • The Plexiglas sheets were miscuts and smaller pieces that Mutliplastics in Mount Pleasant couldn't use.
  • —Adam Parker

First Known Use of miscut

1870

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miscut

verb mis·cut \ ˌmis-ˈkət \

Definition of miscut

miscut; miscutting
: to cut (something) badly or wrongly
  • I drove to the Ford Dealer in town and obtained a dozen scrap Ford keys that had been miscut.
  • —Eric J. Littleton
  • Miscutting a piece of drywall may cost a few dollars in wasted material and a few minutes of time …
  • —Brian Kramer

First Known Use of miscut

1926

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