mis·​tran·​scribe ˌmis-tran(t)-ˈskrīb How to pronounce mistranscribe (audio)
mistranscribed; mistranscribing

transitive verb

: to make a mistake in transcription : to transcribe (something) incorrectly
mistranscribed "may" as "many"
Mr. Rose said he had identified a number of errors that had crept into the text when Joyce sloppily mistranscribed his own work.Sarah Lyall

Word History

First Known Use

1811, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mistranscribe was in 1811

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Cite this Entry

“Mistranscribe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mistranscribe. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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