mis·​hit ˌmis-ˈhit How to pronounce mishit (audio)
mishit; mishitting

transitive verb

: to hit in a faulty manner
ˌmis-ˈhit How to pronounce mishit (audio)

Examples of mishit in a Sentence

She made a bogey after mishitting her tee shot.
Recent Examples on the Web Another chance came for the visitors as Ndidi mishit a volley wide. SI.com, 26 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mishit was in 1903

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“Mishit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mishit. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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