[ mis-speek ]
/ mɪsˈspik /
verb (used with or without object), mis·spoke, mis·spok·en, mis·speak·ing.
to speak, utter, or pronounce incorrectly.
to speak inaccurately, inappropriately, or too hastily.
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Example sentences from the Web for misspeak
Later, administration officials said that she had misspoken.
“On a few occasions I have misspoken about my service, and I regret that and take full responsibility,” he said.