mistype

verb, transitive + intransitive mis·type \ ˌmis-ˈtīp \

Definition of mistype

mistyped; mistyping
: to type (something) incorrectly
  • mistype a name
  • When surfers mistype popular Web addresses, the companies cleverly throw up ads in hidden browser windows, making money off of ads few people see …
  • —Bob Sullivan
  • The Education Department misspelled the name of W. E. B. DuBois on Twitter Sunday and mistyped again when apologizing for the error.
  • The Bismarck Tribune

First Known Use of mistype

1924

in the meaning defined above

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