mis·​pack·​age ˌmis-ˈpa-kij How to pronounce mispackage (audio)
mispackaged; mispackaging

transitive verb

: to package (something) improperly or incorrectly
… is issuing a recall after some of its product was mispackaged at its Texas plants.Eryn Taylor
mispackaged adjective
… a lawsuit brought by more than 100 women seeking back child support after 113 of them became pregnant while allegedly taking mispackaged birth control medication. Jason deBruyn

Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mispackage was in 1957

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“Mispackage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mispackage. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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