miswrite

verb, transitive + intransitive mis·write \ ˌmis-ˈrīt \

Definition of miswrite

miswrote play \ˌmis-ˈrōt\; miswritten play \ˌmis-ˈri-tᵊn\; miswriting
: 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

First Known Use of miswrite

before 12th century

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