[noun mis-print, mis-print; verb mis-print]
- to print incorrectly.
Origin of misprint
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Examples from the Web for misprint
It may be perfectly true that Mitt Romney was meeting with people at Bain & Co (or it may have been a misprint by the Herald).Who Was Running Bain in 1993?
October 10, 2012
The given name of Emerson was Dearborn, and not "Danborn," which is a misprint.
If such a misprint were found, it might quite naturally be attributed to carelessness.The Book-Hunter
John Hill Burton
Brown University, misprint in quoting its charter, 154, 155.
Oxford students cause a misprint in the marriage service, 154.
Footnote 28: This "3" in the copy before me may be a misprint for "8."Story of the War in South Africa
Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S.N.
- an error in printing, made through damaged type, careless reading, etc
- (tr) to print (a letter) incorrectly
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Word Origin and History for misprint
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