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misteach

[ mis-teech ]
/ mɪsˈtitʃ /
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verb (used with object), mis·taught, mis·teach·ing.

to teach wrongly or badly.

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Origin of misteach

before 1000; Middle English mistechen,Old English mistǣcan.See mis-1, teach

OTHER WORDS FROM misteach

mis·teach·er, noun
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