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miscall

[ mis-kawl ]
/ mɪsˈkɔl /
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verb (used with object)

to call by a wrong name.

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Origin of miscall

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at mis-1, call

OTHER WORDS FROM miscall

mis·call·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for miscall

miscall
/ (ˌmɪsˈkɔːl) /

verb (tr)

to call by the wrong name
dialect to abuse or malign

Derived forms of miscall

miscaller, noun
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