misdescription

noun mis·de·scrip·tion \ ˌmis-di-ˈskrip-shən \

Definition of misdescription

plural misdescriptions
: a wrong or inaccurate description
  • … her own misguided misdescription of herself as English.
  • —John Plotz

First Known Use of misdescription

1810

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