misgovernor

noun

mis·​gov·​er·​nor
(ˈ)mis+pronunciation at governor,
or -sk- instead of -sg-
: one who governs badly : an inept or corrupt ruler
a misgovernor who was forced to abdicate and leave the country

Word History

Etymology

mis- entry 1 + governor

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“Misgovernor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misgovernor. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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