misstruck

adjective
mis·​struck | \ ˌmis-ˈstrək How to pronounce misstruck (audio) \
variants: or mis-struck

Definition of misstruck

: struck wrongly or inaccurately … accuracy will be very important, particularly with approach shots to greens where misstruck shots will roll off on all sides.— Joe Juliano If you've ever swung a bat in cold weather, you know the numbing sting of a mis-struck ball …— Bob Mercer Some coin dealers say the misstruck coins could be worth thousands of dollars …— Sara Ganus

First Known Use of misstruck

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Misstruck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misstruck. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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