[ mis-sheyp, mish- ]
/ mɪsˈʃeɪp, mɪʃ- /
verb (used with object), mis·shaped, mis·shaped or mis·shap·en, mis·shap·ing.
to shape badly or wrongly; deform.
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bias, misrepresent, alter, slant, corrupt, pervert, writhe, deform, vandalize, obliterate, demolish, skew, cripple, impair, contort, maim, mutilate, mangle, misinterpret, disfigure
- missel thrush,
- missense mutation,
- missile gap,
- missile, guided,
Origin of misshape
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Examples from the Web for mis-shaped
Hard shot is not so liable to be mis-shaped, nor does it lose its velocity by contact, as easily as soft.Gunnery in 1858|William Greener
verb (ˌmɪsˈʃeɪp) -shapes, -shaping, -shaped, -shaped or -shapen (tr)
to shape badly; deform
something that is badly shaped
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