verb (used with object), mis·named, mis·nam·ing.
Origin of misname
Examples from the Web for misname
This material sinful personality, which we misname man, is what St. Paul terms "the old man and his deeds," to be "put off."No and Yes|Mary Baker Eddy
He saw behind it nothing save an implacable selfishness that chose to misname itself affection.An Ambitious Woman|Edgar Fawcett
Thus, not only our bread and our boots are made by machinery, but many of the very things we misname "art-products."The Evolution of Modern Capitalism|John Atkinson Hobson