mistrain

verb
mis·​train | \ ˌmis-ˈtrān How to pronounce mistrain (audio) \
mistrained; mistraining

Definition of mistrain

transitive verb

: to train (a person or animal) badly or incorrectly an aggressive dog that had been mistrained

First Known Use of mistrain

1596, in the meaning defined above

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“Mistrain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mistrain. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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