Misname Mis*name", v. t. To call by the wrong name; to give a wrong or inappropriate name to. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • misname — (v.) c.1500 to call (someone) a bad name; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + NAME (Cf. name) (v.). Related: Misnamed; misnaming …   Etymology dictionary

  • misname — [mis nām′] vt. misnamed, misnaming to give or apply an inappropriate name to …   English World dictionary

  • misname — transitive verb Date: 1537 to name incorrectly ; miscall …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misname — /mis naym /, v.t., misnamed, misnaming. to name incorrectly or wrongly; miscall. [1475 85; MIS 1 + NAME] * * * …   Universalium

  • misname — verb To name incorrectly …   Wiktionary

  • misname — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. label incorrectly, miscall, mistitle, misterm, mislabel, misidentify, misdenominate, misstyle, misconstrue; see also mistake …   English dictionary for students

  • misname — mis|name [ˌmısˈneım] v [T] to give something a name that is wrong or not suitable ▪ a dreary little place that was misnamed the Grand Hotel …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • misname — mɪ neɪm v. call by a wrong name, name incorrectly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misname — verb give a wrong or inappropriate name to …   English new terms dictionary

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