- to count or calculate erroneously.
- an erroneous counting; miscalculation.
Origin of miscount
Examples from the Web for miscount
Historical Examples of miscount
Was there not some miscount, and was it not fifteen instead?The Lure of the Mask
Morgan said in joke that there was a miscount, and that he actually received only ninety-nine blows.Hero Stories from American History
Albert F. Blaisdell
So the two Kentucky officers went ashore, each grumbling to the other about some "miscount."Strange Stories of the Great Valley
Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
To one unfamiliar with the score this must always sound as if the horn player had made a miscount and entered at the wrong place.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3)
Alexander Wheelock Thayer
- to count or calculate incorrectly
- a false count or calculation