misplay

play
noun mis·play \ ˈmis-ˌplā \

Definition of misplay

:a wrong or unskillful play :error

misplay

play \ˌmis-ˈplā, ˈmis-ˌ\ transitive verb

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First Known Use of misplay

1867


MISPLAY Defined for English Language Learners

misplay

play
noun

Definition of misplay for English Language Learners

  • : a mistake made by a person who is playing a sport (such as baseball or tennis)


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