verb (used with or without object), mis·de·scribed, mis·de·scrib·ing.
Related formsmis·de·scrip·tion [mis-di-skrip-shuh n] /ˌmɪs dɪˈskrɪp ʃən/, nounmis·de·scrip·tive, adjective
Examples from the Web for misdescription
But to speak of it as a tale from the German, or even after the German, is to be guilty of a misdescription.The Real Shelley, Vol. I (of 2)|John Cordy Jeaffreson
Hence the misdescription of the treble and bass clefs as “immovable,” the C clef as “movable.”How to Write Music|Clement A. Harris
The very heading of the Bill is a misdescription, and involves confusion of ideas.England's Case Against Home Rule|Albert Venn Dicey
Nor does misdescription of the note vitiate the notice unless the party to whom the notice is given is in fact misled thereby.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
He firmly believed, upon his sacred honour, that such a misdescription vitiated the whole proceedings.Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)|Various