Examples of misname in a Sentence
They misnamed the airport when they called it “international.” Almost all the arriving and departing flights are local.
The caption misnamed the person in the picture.
Recent Examples of misname from the Web
Correction: An earlier version of this story misnamed the state in which Al Franken is a senator.
Evans brought historical documentation to show the names of certain neighborhoods, and to prove others were misnamed.
Correction: An earlier version of this story misnamed the slide guitarist for the Prescriptions due to an error on the group’s Facebook page.
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MISNAME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of misname for English Language Learners
: to give (someone or something) a name that is not proper or appropriate
: to give or show an incorrect name for (someone or something)
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