[ verb mis-hit; noun, adjective, mis-hit ]
/ verb mɪsˈhɪt; noun, adjective, ˈmɪsˌhɪt /

verb (used with object), mis·hit, mis·hit·ting.

to hit (a ball) badly or incorrectly, as in tennis or cricket.


a bad or faulty hit, as in tennis or cricket.


(of a ball) hit badly.

Origin of mishit

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

/ sport /

noun (ˈmɪsˌhɪt)

a faulty shot or stroke

verb (ˌmɪsˈhɪt) -hits, -hitting or -hit

to hit (a ball) with a faulty stroke
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