Definition of Miscall

1. Verb. Assign in incorrect name to. "These misnamed philanthropists"

Exact synonyms: Misname
Generic synonyms: Call



Definition of Miscall

1. v. t. To call by a wrong name; to name improperly.

Definition of Miscall

1. Verb. (context: now dialectal) To call (someone) bad names; to insult, abuse. ¹

2. Verb. To call (something) by the wrong name. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miscall

1. to call by a wrong name [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miscall

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misc.
miscalculate
miscalculated
miscalculates
miscalculating
miscalculation
miscalculations
miscalibrate
miscalibrated
miscalibrates
miscalibrating
miscalibration
miscall (current term)
miscalled
miscaller
miscallers
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miscame
miscanthus
miscapitalise
miscapitalised
miscapitalises
miscapitalising
miscapitalize
miscapitalized
miscapitalizes

Literary usage of Miscall

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1. A History of the First Regiment Iowa Cavalry Veteran Volunteers, from Its by Charles H. Lothrop (1890)
"miscall it. disguise it. boast. cant as you will. You are traitors. misled by your mad leaders still. • • Turn. turn then ! Cast down in your might The ..."

2. The American Hoyle: Or, Gentleman's Hand-book of Games, Containing All the by William Brisbane Dick (1894)
"If the elder hand call a smaller point, sequence, quatorze, or trio than he holds, he may correct his miscall before it has been replied to by the younger ..."

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