Related formsmis·lead·ing·ly, adverbmis·lead·ing·ness, noun
Definition for misleading (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), mis·led, mis·lead·ing.
verb (used without object), mis·led, mis·lead·ing.
Related formsmis·lead·er, nounun·mis·led, adjective
Examples from the Web for misleading
Closed courthouses, rogue clerks, and misleading statements from the attorney general as Florida welcomes same-sex marriage.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As David Leonhardt points out in The New York Times, these averages can be misleading.The Student Loan Crisis That Isn’t About Kids at Harvard|Monica Potts|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To describe that as misleading is, ironically, itself misleading.
Official Mormon histories about Joseph Smith may have been misleading.
But to say the capital teeters on the verge of collapse is both melodramatic and misleading.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The title of My Exile in Siberia is misleading; he was never in that country.
Then you'll be misleading the public, as you have done many a time.The Sweep Winner|Nat Gould
Douglas replied at length to Trumbull on the 20th of March, in his most slippery and misleading style.The Life of Lyman Trumbull|Horace White
She told them of Albert Frazier's aid in misleading his brother.The Hills of Refuge|Will N. Harben
This would be misleading, did we not take into consideration how much strong drink is made to yield to the revenue.Nineteen Centuries of Drink in England|Richard Valpy French