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misname

[ mis-neym ]
/ mɪsˈneɪm /
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verb (used with object), mis·named, mis·nam·ing.

to name incorrectly or wrongly; miscall.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of misname

First recorded in 1475–85; mis-1 + name
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