verb (used with object), mis·han·dled, mis·han·dling.
Words nearby mishandle
Examples from the Web for mishandling
Prints of films are also at risk of mishandling by their exhibitors.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso|Rich Goldstein|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now I am sure it will be absolutely clear and there will not be any mishandling or any mistakes.Israel Quietly Freezes Construction Through Barack Obama’s Visit|Eli Lake|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This, by John S. Gardner, beautifully sums up the GOP's mishandling of the tax issue during recent years.How Did We Leave Behind A Whopping Middle-class Tax Hike?||December 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Israeli voters punished him for mishandling the relationship with Israel's only true ally.
McCain's old hands started to blame the Bush-Cheney veterans for the campaign's woes, notably the mishandling of Sarah Palin.
Not 'a cold check' after all that drenching and mishandling!The Story Of Kennett|Bayard Taylor
Have you seen the kick and tug at the straps of the mettled pony in stables that betrays the mishandling of him by his groom?The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
All these, even the most illegible examples, give evidence of experience in handling or mishandling the pen.Disputed Handwriting|Jerome B. Lavay
Until you had cleared yourself of mishandling Major Buckstones dispatch, the other reminded him.The Young Continentals at Bunker Hill|John T. McIntyre
She nursed Perrotte perfectly, but said it was in vain, because the doctors were mishandling the disease.She Stands Accused|Victor MacClure