mismark

verb

mis·​mark ˌmis-ˈmärk How to pronounce mismark (audio)
mismarked; mismarking

transitive verb

: to mark (something) in a wrong or improper way
A reliable voting system minimizes flaws that make voters more likely to mismark ballots …John Hardin Young

Word History

First Known Use

1533, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mismark was in 1533

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Cite this Entry

“Mismark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mismark. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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