- to speak, utter, or pronounce incorrectly.
- to speak inaccurately, inappropriately, or too hastily.
Origin of misspeak
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Related Words for misspeakmiscue, lapse, recklessness, error, gaffe, misjudgment, mislead, promote, misrepresent, deceive, goof, folly, imprudence, foolishness, thoughtlessness, hastiness, stupidity, slip, stumble, rashness
Word Origin and History for misspeak
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