mistranscribe

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

Definition of mistranscribe

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

First Known Use of mistranscribe

1811, in the meaning defined above

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“Mistranscribe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mistranscribe. Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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