misrender

verb mis·ren·der \ ˌmis-ˈren-dər \

Definition of misrender

misrendered; misrendering
: 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

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