missay

[ mis-sey ]
/ mɪsˈseɪ /

verb (used with object), mis·said, mis·say·ing.

to say or speak ill of; vilify; slander.
to say wrongly.

verb (used without object), mis·said, mis·say·ing.

to speak wrongly or incorrectly.

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Origin of missay

First recorded in 1175–1225, missay is from the Middle English word misseyen. See mis-1, say1

OTHER WORDS FROM missay

mis·say·er, noun
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