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misdescribe

[ mis-di-skrahyb ]
/ 藢m瑟s d瑟藞skra瑟b /
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verb (used with or without object), mis路de路scribed, mis路de路scrib路ing.
to describe incorrectly or falsely.
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Origin of misdescribe

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

OTHER WORDS FROM misdescribe

mis路de路scrip路tion [mis-di-skrip-shuhn], /藢m瑟s d瑟藞skr瑟p 蕛蓹n/, nounmis路de路scrip路tive, adjective
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