mismark

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

Definition of mismark

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

First Known Use of mismark

1533, in the meaning defined above

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“Mismark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mismark. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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