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[verb mis-hit; noun, adjective, mis-hit]
verb (used with object), mis·hit, mis·hit·ting.
  1. to hit (a ball) badly or incorrectly, as in tennis or cricket.
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  1. a bad or faulty hit, as in tennis or cricket.
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  1. (of a ball) hit badly.
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Origin of mishit

First recorded in 1880–85; mis-1 + hit
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British Dictionary definitions for mishit


noun (ˈmɪsˌhɪt)
  1. a faulty shot or stroke
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verb (ˌmɪsˈhɪt) -hits, -hitting or -hit
  1. to hit (a ball) with a faulty stroke
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