- to describe incorrectly or falsely.
Origin of misdescribe
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Examples from the Web for misdescription
But to speak of it as a tale from the German, or even after the German, is to be guilty of a misdescription.The Real Shelley, Vol. I (of 2)
John Cordy Jeaffreson
The Battalion bore itself well and earned recital, albeit with some misdescription, in the English press a few days later.
Nor does misdescription of the note vitiate the notice unless the party to whom the notice is given is in fact misled thereby.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman
Albert Sidney Bolles
The very heading of the Bill is a misdescription, and involves confusion of ideas.England's Case Against Home Rule
Albert Venn Dicey
Hence the misdescription of the treble and bass clefs as “immovable,” the C clef as “movable.”How to Write Music
Clement A. Harris