[ mis-di-skrahyb ]
/ ˌmɪs dɪˈskraɪb /

verb (used with or without object), mis·de·scribed, mis·de·scrib·ing.

to describe incorrectly or falsely.


How Hip Is Your Lingo? Take Our Slang Quiz!
If you aren’t already skilled in slang, then this quiz can get you up to speed in no time!
Question 1 of 11
OK Boomer can be perceived as pejorative, but it is mostly considered to be _____

Origin of misdescribe

First recorded in 1820–30; mis-1 + describe

OTHER WORDS FROM misdescribe

mis·de·scrip·tion [mis-di-skrip-shuh n] /ˌmɪs dɪˈskrɪp ʃən/, nounmis·de·scrip·tive, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for misdescribe