Definition of Misspoke

1. Verb. (simple past of misspeak) ¹



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Definition of Misspoke

1. misspeak [v] - See also: misspeak

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misspoke

misspell
misspelled
misspeller
misspellers
misspelling
misspellings
misspells
misspelt
misspend
misspender
misspenders
misspending
misspends
misspense
misspent
misspoke (current term)
misspoken
missprision
missprisions
misstamp
misstamped
misstamping
misstamps
misstart
misstarted
misstarting
misstarts
misstate
misstated
misstatement

Literary usage of Misspoke

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"It is not so ; thou hast misspoke, misheard. Shak., K. John, iii. 1. 4.. To speak disrespectfully or disparagingly : with of. Who but mis-speaks of Thee, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"Either Mr. Moore misspoke himself in saying ' fifteen hours' extraction ' and ' gravimetric method,' or he said ' five hours' extraction ' and ' volumetric ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"And when he perceived it he said, " I made a slip of the tongue [misspoke]; I never did so before, that I can mind. This reminds me of what King Olaf, ..."

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