misspeak

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verb mis·speak \ˌmis-ˈspēk\

Definition of misspeak

misspoke

play \-ˈspōk\;

misspoken

play \-ˈspō-kən\;

misspeaking

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to speak (something, such as a word) incorrectly

  3. 2 :  to express (oneself) imperfectly or incorrectly claims now that he misspoke himself

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to speak incorrectly :  misspeak oneself

14th Century

First Known Use of misspeak

14th century

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