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misthrow

noun mis·throw \ ˈmis-ˌthrō \

Definition of misthrow

plural misthrows
: an instance of throwing something wrongly or inaccurately
  • … had a bunt single and advanced to second on a misthrow to the pitcher.
  • —Travis Sherer

First Known Use of misthrow

1865

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misthrow

verb mis·throw \ ˌmis-ˈthrō \

Definition of misthrow

misthrew play \ˌmis-ˈthrü\; misthrown play \ˌmis-ˈthrōn\; misthrowing
transitive + intransitive
: to throw (something) wrongly or inaccurately
  • badly misthrew the pitch
  • … Marshall either ran the wrong route or Henne misthrew and the ball was intercepted.
  • —Dave Hyde

First Known Use of misthrow

1874

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