misname

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verb mis·name \ -ˈnām \

Definition of misname

transitive verb
:to name incorrectly :miscall

Examples of misname in a Sentence

  1. They misnamed the airport when they called it “international.” Almost all the arriving and departing flights are local.

  2. The caption misnamed the person in the picture.

First Known Use of misname

1537


MISNAME Defined for English Language Learners

misname

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verb

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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