miswrite

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

Definition of miswrite

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

First Known Use of miswrite

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Miswrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miswrite. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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