mis·​ti·​tle | \ ˌmis-ˈtī-tᵊl How to pronounce mistitle (audio) \
mistitled; mistitling

Definition of mistitle

transitive verb

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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“Mistitle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mistitle. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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