mistitle

verb mis·ti·tle \ ˌmis-ˈtī-tᵊl \

Definition of mistitle

mistitled; mistitling
1 : to wrongly state the title of (something)
  • … he mistitles a novel by Beckett …
  • —Gerry Dukes
2 : to give a bad or misleading title to
  • If these were his true intentions, however, he failed the instant he decided to source his reference images online and wantonly mistitle his final paintings …
  • —Yo Zushi

First Known Use of mistitle

1618

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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