misguide

verb mis·guide \ -ˈgīd \
Updated on: 6 May 2018

Definition of misguide

: to lead astray : misdirect
  • prejudice misguides our minds

misguider

noun

Examples of misguide in a Sentence

  1. we were misguided by the flashy advertisements for what turned out to be pretty lousy pizza

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First Known Use of misguide

14th century

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misguide Synonyms

Antonyms

undeceive;

Phrases

do a number on, lead one down the garden path (also lead one up the garden path), pull one's leg, pull the wool over one's eyes;



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