mis·​marked ˌmis-ˈmärkt How to pronounce mismarked (audio)
variants or less commonly mis-marked
: having incorrect markings
a mismarked ballot
specifically, of a purebred animal : having markings that are not in accordance with the standards of a breed
If you want one [a Great Dane] for a companion only, ask for a slightly or heavily mismarked one. Beryl Lee Booker

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mismarked was circa 1847

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“Mismarked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mismarked. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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