transitive + intransitive
: to incorrectly determine or indicate the location of (someone or something)
- Mislocating emotion as a feature of the world rather than of the self must overlook an analysis of how and why the self is emotional.
- —Warren Frederick Morris
- The new app mislocates some notable points of interest and can't find others at all.
- —Troy Wolverton
: to fail to direct (a pitch) to its intended location relative to the strike zone
- Logan threw another strike before he mislocated an 0-2 fastball that Tomlinson lined into left …
- —Henry Schulman
- … and when he mislocated on a couple of pitches, they were able to get some base hits.
- —John Farrell