misdo

verb mis·do \ ˌmis-ˈdü \

Definition of misdo

misdid play \-ˈdid\; misdone play \-ˈdən\; misdoing play \-ˈdü-iŋ\; misdoes play \-ˈdəz\
intransitive verb
obsolete
:to act wrongly :transgress the laws of God
  • the erring soul not wilfully misdoing
  • —John Milton
transitive verb
:to do (something) incorrectly or poorly

misdoer

play \-ˈdü-ər\ noun

First Known Use of misdo

before 12th century


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