mis·​dat·​ed ˌmis-ˈdā-təd How to pronounce misdated (audio)
: incorrectly dated
a misdated letter
misdated checks

Examples of misdated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Pennsylvania Supreme Court had previously ruled in 2020 that undated or misdated ballots should be counted in Pennsylvania in the 2020 race, according to Marc Meredith, an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. Sudiksha Kochi, USA TODAY, 22 Feb. 2021 The big news out of Pennsylvania is a new lawsuit from Democrats, including Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman’s Senate campaign, asking a federal court to overturn the state Supreme Court’s recent decision that undated or misdated ballots should not be counted. Ben Kamisar, NBC News, 8 Nov. 2022 Though officials and parties disagree on how misdated ballots should be used, there's no basis to say the position the Fetterman and others hold has any connection to election fraud, experts say. Hannah Hudnall, USA TODAY, 15 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1637, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misdated was in 1637

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“Misdated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misdated. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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