Synonyms and Antonyms of misfire

  1. to go wrong <their scheme to rob the bank misfired disastrously and landed them all in jail> Synonyms miscarryRelated Words miss; break down, bust, conk (out), crash, die, fail, founder, stall; bomb, fizzle, flame out, flop, flunk, fold, wash out; flounder, struggle; decline, skid, slip, slump, tank, waneNear Antonyms prevail, succeed; flourish, prosper, thrive

Learn More about misfire

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up misfire? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).