verb (used with object), mis·cast, mis·cast·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for miscast
It was the best performance by a woefully miscast actress in decades.The Tightest Oscar Race: Jennifer Lawrence vs. Lupita Nyong’o for Best Supporting Actress|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Roberts is miscast here, never cracking that blockbuster smile and speaking in a terrible Irish accent.Oscar Nominees’ Most Embarrassing Roles: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and More|Marlow Stern|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The vice president has to be himself, not a reprise of a miscast LBJ.
Everyone feels spectacularly miscast here and I was left scratching my head, wondering just who would want to watch this.
British Dictionary definitions for miscast
verb -casts, -casting or -cast (tr)
- to cast (a role or the roles) in (a play, film, etc) inappropriatelyFalstaff was certainly miscast
- to assign an inappropriate role tohe was miscast as Othello