transitive verb mis·teach \(ˈ)mi¦stēch\

Definition of misteach

  1. :  to teach wrongly or badly


\-chə(r)\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of misteach

Middle English mistechen, from Old English mistǣcan, from 1mis- + tǣcan to teach — more at teach

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to criticize severely

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