Definition of Misword

1. v. t. To word wrongly; as, to misword a message, or a sentence.



2. n. A word wrongly spoken; a cross word.

Definition of Misword

1. Verb. (transitive) To word incorrectly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misword

1. to word wrongly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misword

miswanted
miswanting
miswants
misway
misways
miswear
miswearing
miswears
misween
misweened
misweens
miswend
miswends
miswent
miswired
misword (current term)
misworded
miswording
miswords
miswore
misworn
misworship
misworshipped
misworshipping
misworships
miswrit
miswrite
miswrites
miswriting
miswritten

Literary usage of Misword

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"Ben, 'e wer a good man to me ; we wuz married farty year, an' 'e never so much as give me a misword.' Mit, n. a small tub for washing butter in. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialisms in Use by William Douglas Parish (1875)
"I am sure my master's never given me a misword all the years we've been married." MIXEN. [Mixen, Ang. Sax.] A heap of mixed manure. MIZMAZE. Confusion. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialisms in Use by William Douglas Parish (1875)
"I am sure my master's never given me a misword all the years we've been married." MIXEN. [Mixen, Ang. Sax.] A heap of mixed manure. MIZMAZE. Confusion. ..."

4. A Warwickshire Word-book: Comprising Obsolescent and Dialect Words by G. F. Northall (1896)
"misword', sb. A word of censure or blame. ' He never gave me a misword all his life.' Midlands. ..."

5. A Glossary of Words and Phrases Used in S. E. Worcestershire, Together with by Jesse Salisbury (1894)
"misword, n. angry word. ' 'E wuz a good mon to me; ... an' 'e never so much as gin mu a misword.' Mizzle, v. to rain slightly ; to depart abruptly. ..."

6. A Glossary of Dialect & Archaic Words Used in the County of Gloucester by John Drummond Robertson (1890)
"Pronunciation of "Midsummer." [Hund, of Berk.] misword. sb. Unpleasant words, disagreement. Glos.] [F. of D.] " We did never have a ..."

7. A Glossary of West Worcestershire Words by Edith L. Chamberlain, Thomas Hallam (1882)
"Ben, 'e wer a good man to me; we wuz married farty year, an' 'e never so much as give me a misword.' Mit, n. a small tub for washing butter in. ..."

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