Words nearby misnomer
Origin of misnomer
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH misnomermisnomer mistake (see confusables note at the current entry)
words often confused with misnomer
Example sentences from the Web for misnomer
The wrestling worthy accessory is a bit of a misnomer—there is no cheekily exposed skin in this full-coverage contraption.
The phrase “kids for cash” is something of a misnomer, according to May.‘Kids for Cash’: Crooked Judge, Damaged Teens, and the Perils of Zero Tolerance|Ronald K. Fried|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Part of the reason for the bid-ask gap stems from the fact that calling Miramax or MGM a "studio" is a misnomer.
The name of secession claimed by the South for this movement is a misnomer.North America, Volume II (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
To me it seems a misnomer to name a river from a branch which is so dissimilar.Mary and I|Stephen Return Riggs
A certain degree of inequality--though we cannot lay down the limitation--makes "friendship" a misnomer.
This very term, Medical Jurisprudence, as now used in colleges, is generally acknowledged to be a misnomer.Moral Principles and Medical Practice|Charles Coppens
But even that is a misnomer, the true sycamore, mentioned in Holy Writ, being a fig-tree (Ficus sycamorus).Trees. A Woodland Notebook|Herbert Maxwell