mispunctuate

[ mis-puhngk-choo-eyt ]
/ mɪsˈpʌŋk tʃuˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), mis·punc·tu·at·ed, mis·punc·tu·at·ing.

to punctuate incorrectly.

Origin of mispunctuate

First recorded in 1840–50; mis-1 + punctuate
Related formsmis·punc·tu·a·tion, noun
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