mis·​re·​late ˌmis-ri-ˈlāt How to pronounce misrelate (audio)
misrelated; misrelating

transitive + intransitive

: to relate badly or wrongly : to give an erroneous or inaccurate account of
misrelate a story

Word History

First Known Use

1621, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misrelate was in 1621

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Cite this Entry

“Misrelate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misrelate. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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