misstruck

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misstruck was in 1874

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Cite this Entry

“Misstruck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misstruck. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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