misaddress

[ mis-uh-dres ]
/ ˌmɪs əˈdrɛs /

verb (used with object), mis·ad·dressed or mis·ad·drest, mis·ad·dress·ing.

to address incorrectly or improperly: to misaddress a letter.

Nearby words

  1. miró, joan,
  2. mis,
  3. mis en bouteilles,
  4. mis-,
  5. mis-sell,
  6. misadventure,
  7. misadvise,
  8. misaligned,
  9. misalignment,
  10. misalliance

Origin of misaddress

First recorded in 1640–50; mis-1 + address

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