steer (someone) wrong

Definition of steer (someone) wrong

  1. :  to give someone bad advice You should listen to me. I won't steer you wrong.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a male bovine animal and especially a domestic ox (Bos taurus) castrated before sexual maturity — compare stag 3

    :  an ox less than four years old

  1. :  to control the course of :  direct

    :  to guide by mechanical means (such as a rudder)

    :  to set and hold to (a course)

  1. :  a hint as to procedure :  tip

  1. : dialectal British variant ofstir

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  an injurious, unfair, or unjust act :  action or conduct inflicting harm without due provocation or just cause

    :  a violation or invasion of the legal rights of another

    :  tort

  1. :  not according to the moral standard :  sinful, immoral

    :  not right or proper according to a code, standard, or convention :  improper

    :  not according to truth or facts :  incorrect

  1. :  without accuracy :  incorrectly

    :  without regard for what is proper or just

    :  in a wrong direction

  1. :  to do wrong to :  injure, harm

    :  to treat disrespectfully or dishonorably :  violate

    :  defraud

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