misrender

verb
mis·​ren·​der | \ ˌmis-ˈren-dər How to pronounce misrender (audio) \
misrendered; misrendering

Definition of misrender

transitive verb

: to render (something) incorrectly I knew I was an unskilled writer and feared lest a slip of the pen damage one of these people, the congregation, or misrender the truth entrusted to me.— David C. Fisher Greyfriars is haunted by the restless souls of hundreds of Covenanters and their famous nemesis, Bluidy Mackenzie (misrendered here as Bloody McKenzie, tut tut).— Tom Kyle

First Known Use of misrender

1674, in the meaning defined above

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“Misrender.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misrender. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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