[ noun mis-print, mis-print; verb mis-print ]
/ noun ˈmɪsˌprɪnt, mɪsˈprɪnt; verb mɪsˈprɪnt /


a mistake in printing, as an instance of printing a letter or word other than that intended.

verb (used with object)

to print incorrectly.

Origin of misprint

First recorded in 1485–95; mis-1 + print
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noun (ˈmɪsˌprɪnt)

an error in printing, made through damaged type, careless reading, etc

verb (ˌmɪsˈprɪnt)

(tr) to print (a letter) incorrectly
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