- to use for the wrong purpose; use wrongly or improperly; misuse.
Origin of misemploy
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Related Words for misemploycorrupt, exploit, pervert, squander, mistreat, debase, demean, misuse, blow, exhaust, drain, consume, lavish, deplete, dissipate, lose, divert, undermine, err, botch
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Historical Examples of misemploy
To turn one of his colonels into my Spanish master would be seriously to misemploy his precious time.The Actress in High Life
Sue Petigru Bowen