mislay

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verb mis·lay \ˌmis-ˈlā\

Definition of mislay

mislaid

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mislaying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to put in an unremembered place :  lose <he mislaid his car keys>

Examples of mislay in a sentence

  1. <I'm always mislaying my bus pass.>

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First Known Use of mislay

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MISLAY Defined for English Language Learners

mislay

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verb mis·lay \ˌmis-ˈlā\

Definition of mislay for English Language Learners

  • : to lose (something) for a short time by forgetting where you put it


MISLAY Defined for Kids

mislay

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verb mis·lay \mis-ˈlā\

Definition of mislay for Students

mislaid

\-ˈlād\

mislaying

  1. :  to put in a place later forgotten :  lose <“Nobody stole your motorcycle,” answered the boy's mother … “You just mislaid it.” — Beverly Cleary, The Mouse and the Motorcycle>



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