Sports. a failure to execute a play, stroke, or maneuver properly; an error.
Informal. a mistake.
Informal. to make a mistake.
Theater. to fail to answer one's cue or to answer another's cue.
verb (used with object), mis·cued, mis·cu·ing.
to give the wrong cue to.
Origin of miscue1
verb (used without object), mis·cued, mis·cu·ing.
to make a miscue.
Origin of miscue2
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billiards a faulty stroke in which the cue tip slips off the cue ball or misses it altogether
informal a blunder or mistake
verb -cues, -cuing or -cued
(intr) billiards to make a miscue
(intr) theatre to fail to answer one's own cue or answer the cue of another
radio to start (a record or tape) at the wrong point
(intr) informal to blunder
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