mis·​write ˌmis-ˈrīt How to pronounce miswrite (audio)
miswrote ˌmis-ˈrōt How to pronounce miswrite (audio) ; miswritten ˌmis-ˈri-tᵊn How to pronounce miswrite (audio) ; miswriting

transitive + intransitive

: to write incorrectly : to make a mistake in writing
miswrite a name
You misread, or I miswrote: my Cambridge job is next October …Robert Graves

Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of miswrite was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Miswrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miswrite. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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