mislocated

adjective
mis·​lo·​cat·​ed | \ ˌmis-ˈlō-ˌkā-təd How to pronounce mislocated (audio) , -lō-ˈkā- \

Definition of mislocated

: badly, poorly, or improperly located … [David] Letterman was languishing, severely mislocated, on a cutting-edge comedy talk show at 10 A.M.—a slot traditionally keyed to housewives.— James Kaplan Cryptorchism originates in fetal development, where the affected testicle is more permanently mislocated in the lower abdomen.— Paul G. Donahue a mislocated fastball

First Known Use of mislocated

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Mislocated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mislocated. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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