[ verb mis-kree-eyt; adjective mis-kree-it, -eyt ]
/ verb ˌmɪs kriˈeɪt; adjective ˈmɪs kri ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

verb (used with or without object), mis·cre·at·ed, mis·cre·at·ing.

to create amiss or deformed.



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Origin of miscreate

First recorded in 1580–90; mis-1 + create


mis·cre·a·tion, nounmis·cre·a·tive, adjectivemis·cre·a·tor, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for miscreation

  • An appropriate instrument was at hand in the Pindaric ode, the miscreation of a true poet, Cowley.

    The Age of Dryden|Richard Garnett

British Dictionary definitions for miscreation


verb (ˌmɪskrɪˈeɪt)

to create (something) badly or incorrectly

adjective (ˈmɪskrɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)

archaic badly or unnaturally formed or made

Derived forms of miscreate

miscreation, noun
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