misprint mis"print (m[i^]s"pr[i^]nt), n. A mistake in printing; a deviation from the copy; as, a book full of misprints. Misprints are sometimes noted and corrected in a list of corrigenda distributed with a book. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • misprint — noun /ˈmɪsprɪnt / (say misprint) 1. a mistake in printing. –verb (t) /mɪsˈprɪnt / (say mis print) 2. to print incorrectly …   Australian English dictionary

  • misprint — n. /mis print , mis print /; v. /mis print /, n. 1. a mistake in printing, as an instance of printing a letter or word other than that intended. v.t. 2. to print incorrectly. [1485 95; MIS 1 + PRINT] * * * …   Universalium

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