misdescribe

[ mis-di-skrahyb ]
/ ˌmɪs dɪˈskraɪb /

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

to describe incorrectly or falsely.

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Origin of misdescribe

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

OTHER WORDS FROM misdescribe

mis·de·scrip·tion [mis-di-skrip-shuhn], /ˌmɪs dɪˈskrɪp ʃən/, nounmis·de·scrip·tive, adjective
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