[ mis-ley-buhl ]

verb (used with object),mis·la·beled, mis·la·bel·ing or (especially British) mis·la·belled, mis·la·bel·ling.
  1. to label wrongly, incorrectly, or misleadingly: to mislabel a bottle of medicine.

Origin of mislabel


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How to use mislabel in a sentence

  • Really, Geneva has little to show directly connected with Rousseau beyond the mislabelled place of his birth.

    The Spell of Switzerland | Nathan Haskell Dole