Definition of missay
: to speak evil of : slander rebuked, reviled, missaid thee — Alfred Tennyson
: to say something wrong or incorrect knew … what the press … would missay, misunderstand, understate, and exaggerate about him — H. S. Canby
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Origin and Etymology of missay
Middle English misseyen, missayen, from 1mis- + seyen, sayen to say — more at say
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