mislocated

adjective mis·lo·cat·ed \ ˌmis-ˈlō-ˌkā-təd , -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

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