misdeliver

verb
mis·​de·​liv·​er | \ ˌmis-di-ˈli-vər How to pronounce misdeliver (audio) , -dē- \
misdelivered; misdelivering\ ˌmis-​di-​ˈli-​v(ə-​)riŋ How to pronounce misdeliver (audio) , -​dē-​ \; misdelivers

Definition of misdeliver

transitive verb

: to deliver (something) to the wrong person or address misdeliver a letter/package

Other Words from misdeliver

misdelivery \ ˌmis-​di-​ˈli-​v(ə-​)rē How to pronounce misdeliver (audio) , -​dē-​ \ noun, plural misdeliveries
Examples of conversion are: … (2) depriving the owner of control through an unauthorized transfer of goods, as in the misdelivery of a home computer from the repair shop … Fundamentals of Insurance

First Known Use of misdeliver

1625, in the meaning defined above

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“Misdeliver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misdeliver. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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