Definition of Misdrive

1. to drive wrongly or improperly [v -DROVE, -DRIVEN, -DRIVING, -DRIVES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misdrive

misdone
misdonne
misdoom
misdoubt
misdoubted
misdoubtful
misdoubting
misdoubts
misdraw
misdrawing
misdrawn
misdraws
misdread
misdreads
misdrew
misdrive (current term)
misdriven
misdrives
misdriving
misdrove
mise
mise-en-scene
mise en abyme
mise en place
mise en scene
misease
miseased
miseases
miseasy
miseat

Literary usage of Misdrive

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1. The Purgatory of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri (1892)
"Though that false chief the world misdrive, " Nature and wont such privilege give " To thine, they may not stray " Out of the perfect way. ..."

2. Letters to a Friend: On the State of Ireland, the Roman Catholic Question by Edward Augustus Kendall (1826)
"Take, however, a further step., let loose upon the bewildered people a pack of mercenary or untaught hounds; let orators and writers hourly misdrive and ..."

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