to speak, utter, or pronounce incorrectly.
to speak inaccurately, inappropriately, or too hastily.
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How to use misspeak in a sentence
In the video, Brown misspoke slightly on the number of turkeys killed each year for consumption.
Ryan has said he misspoke, but I doubt it—he probably does think first about black inner-city men when he thinks about poverty.Paul Ryan’s New Plan Is a Good One, Especially for Black People | John McWhorter | July 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
That's an ugly word to apply to a basic human right to health and life; but Cruz spoke, or misspoke, a basic truth.
Hagel: I Misspoke on ‘Jewish Lobby’ 12:12 p.m.Chuck Hagel’s Confirmation Hearing: Live Updates (VIDEO) | | January 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Akin does, in fact, say that he misspoke, and that he meant to say “forcible rape,” not “legitimate rape.”Todd Akin Finds a Friend in Dr. John Willke, a Pro-Life ‘Founding Father’ | Abigail Pesta | August 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
I misspoke—it was the 24th of November rather than the 25th.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Miss Condelick Smith called it dinner: she misspoke herself.Sweet Cicely | Josiah Allen's Wife: Marietta Holley
Excuse me; I just wondered if you misspoke—you said they were sentimental and serious, did you intend both of those words?Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy