misemploy

[mis-em-ploi]
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Origin of misemploy

First recorded in 1600–10; mis-1 + employ
Related formsmis·em·ploy·ment, noun
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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