verb (used with or without object), mis·quot·ed, mis·quot·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misquotemis·quot·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for misquote
But to misquote an old financial adage, the property market can remain irrational longer than you are prepared to remain homeless.
By terrifying coincidence, this was the one poem that Thatcher herself thought to recall and misquote when she first met Larkin.
Those who do not learn from history are doomed to misquote it, as the Spanish philosopher George Santayana did not say.Chris Christie Embarrasses Himself With Civil-Rights-History Flub|Paul Campos|February 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Jason didn't bother to correct the misquote, it was best they consider him a hundred per cent on their side.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
We always feel more nervous when people misquote Scripture for their purpose.
You had only to get up and misquote Mr. Gladstone, and the fiery old man was on his legs in an instant.The Real Gladstone|J. Ewing Ritchie
“Ye have been fresh and fair, Ye have been filled with flowers”—I fear I misquote.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
How we do misquote sayings, or misunderstand them when quoted rightly!The Rising of the Court|Henry Lawson