Definition of Miscue

1. Noun. A faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball.

Group relationships: Billiards, Pocket Billiards, Pool
Generic synonyms: Shot, Stroke

2. Noun. A minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc..
Exact synonyms: Parapraxis, Slip, Slip-up
Generic synonyms: Error, Fault, Mistake
Specialized synonyms: Freudian Slip
Derivative terms: Slip, Slip, Slip Up

Definition of Miscue

1. n. A false stroke with a billiard cue, the cue slipping from the ball struck without impelling it as desired.

Definition of Miscue

1. Noun. (sports) In a cue sport, to make an error in hitting the ball with the cue. ¹

2. Noun. (theater) The act of missing one's cue or of responding to a cue intended for another actor. ¹

3. Noun. A miss of the object one intended to hit. ¹

4. Verb. (theater) To give an incorrect cue. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) to mishit, strike incorrectly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miscue

1. to make a faulty stroke in billiards [v -CUED, -CUING, -CUES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miscue

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Literary usage of Miscue

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1. Guided Reading Basics: Organizing, Managing and Implementing a Balanced by Lori Jamison Rog (2003)
"Names count as a miscue only once. • Words other than names count as a miscue ... miscue ANALYSIS A miscue analysis is an evaluation of the causes of the ..."

2. Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males: Closing the Achievement Gapby Alfred W. Tatum by Alfred W. Tatum (2005)
"This reader is probably relying on the structure of the text when making this miscue. According to conventions of language, the word shell could be an ..."

3. Growing Readers: Units Of Study In The Primary Classroom by Kathy Collins (2004)
"The most appropriate and informative assessment for this unit of study is to use running records and miscue analysis so that we can monitor the strategies ..."

4. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"Counting “errors” alone, Student C would be judged the poorest reader and Student A the best, Using miscue analysis, the evaluation is reversed. ..."

5. Literary Disorders: Holistic Diagnosis and Remediation by Ula C. Manzo, Anthony V. Manzo (1993)
"Yetta Goodman and Carolyn Burke attempted to simplify miscue analysis in an instrument called the Reading miscue Inventory (1972) . ..."

6. Italian Lakesby Richard Sale by Richard Sale (2006)
"miscue chart 1 Omissions (ie the child leaves out a word) 2 Insertions (ie ... Children miscue for two main reasons. One is that they just do not know the ..."

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