misname, v. miscall, misterm, mistitle, label incorrectly.
misnomer, n. misnaming, malapropism, wrong name or title or designation.
misogynist, n. woman-hater, misogamist; loner, Inf lone wolf, hermit, recluse, Inf confirmed bachelor; male chauvinist, male supremacist, sexist, bigot; egoist, narcissist, self-centered man.
misplace, v. 1. lose, lose sight of, mislay, let slip, let slip through one's fingers; displace, misfile, put in the wrong place, dislocate.
2. misapply, misdirect, give wrongly, give unwisely; invest unwisely, invest illegally, employ improperly, use wrongly.
misprint, n. printing error or mistake, erratum, corrigendum; typographical error, editorial oversight, Inf. slip of the pen; oversight, blunder, Inf. boner, fault; miss, slip, flaw, Inf boo-boo; inaccuracy, inexactitude, false information, erroneous facts, perverted or distorted information.
misprize, v. 1. undervalue, hold cheap, underestimate, underrate, hold for naught; disprize, hold in disrespect, look down on, set no store by; sneeze at, spit upon, Inf. look down one's nose at; despise, scorn, condemn, be contemptuous of, disdain; feel contempt for, hold in contempt, revile, deprecate, disparage, Inf. put down, ridicule, poke fun at; belittle, minimize, Inf. run down.
2. slight, disregard, overlook, push aside, spurn reject; snub, Inf. cut, rebuff, Inf. put [s.o.] in his place, Inf. high-hat, Inf cold-shoulder; turn one's back on, Inf. cut dead, Inf. leave out in the cold, steer clear of.
mispronounce, v. articulate incorrectly, mangle words, slur, speak thickly, speak indistinctly, stutter, falter; commit cacology, speak cacophonously; murder the King's English, distort vowels, drop final consonants.
mispronunciation, n. inarticulate speech, distorted vowels, dropped consonants, incorrectly accented words; mangled or slurred words, thick speech, indistinct speech, stuttering, stammering, faltering speech, cacophonous speech.
misquote, v. 1. quote incorrectly, quote or take out of context, miscite, misreport, misstate, misrepeat; falsify, distort, twist, pervert, garble; varnish, dress up, embroider, elaborate on, exaggerate, stretch, overstate, understate; misrepresent, whitewash, clean up.
-n. 2. erroneous quotation, misreport, Inf. putting words in [s.o.'s] mouth, misrepresentation; perversion, distortion, exaggeration, overstatement, Inf. wash job.
misread, v. misinterpret, misunderstand, mistranslate, lose something in the translation; misconstrue, put a false construction on, get a false impression, not understand, miss the meaning, miss the point.
misreckon, v. miscalculate, miscount, miscompute; underestimate, overestimate, misjudge, not take everything into account; make a mistake, err, Inf get off the track.
misreport, v. 1. report incorrectly, misstate, misquote, miscite; garble, Inf. beat around the bush; trim, embroider, dress up, varnish, whitewash; report falsely, falsify, state falsely; misrepresent, distort, dissemble; prevaricate, lie.