misstruck

adjective mis·struck \ ˌmis-ˈstrək \
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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