misdescribe

verb mis·de·scribe \ ˌmis-di-ˈskrīb \

Definition of misdescribe

misdescribed; misdescribing
: to describe (something) wrongly
  • It may even be that left and right, radical and conservative misdescribe as much as they describe our everyday experience.
  • —J. Peter Euben

First Known Use of misdescribe

1827

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