Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Word of the Year is...

mistake for

Take someone or something for someone or something else, as in I'm sorry, I mistook you for her sister, or Don't mistake that friendly smile for good intentions; he's a tough competitor. [ c. 1600 ]
The American HeritageĀ® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright Ā© 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for mistake

13
14
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for mistake for