mispositioned

adjective

mis·​po·​si·​tioned ˌmis-pə-ˈzi-shənd How to pronounce mispositioned (audio)
: incorrectly or improperly positioned
The first recall … affected more than 8,200 vehicles that contained a mispositioned carpet padding, which could get in the way of a driver's foot while braking. David A. Mann

Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mispositioned was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“Mispositioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mispositioned. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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