Definition of Misquotation

1. Noun. An incorrect quotation.

Exact synonyms: Misquote
Generic synonyms: Citation, Quotation, Quote
Derivative terms: Misquote



Definition of Misquotation

1. n. Erroneous or inaccurate quotation.

Definition of Misquotation

1. Noun. An incorrect quotation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misquotation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misquotation

mispronounces
mispronounciation
mispronouncing
mispronunciation
mispronunciations
misproportion
misproportioned
misproportioning
misproportions
misproud
mispunctuate
mispunctuated
mispunctuates
mispunctuating
misqueme
misquotation (current term)
misquotations
misquote
misquoted
misquoter
misquoters
misquotes
misquoting
misraise
misraised
misraises
misraising
misrate
misrated
misrates

Literary usage of Misquotation

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1. Report of the Commissioner of Corporations on Cotton Exchanges by United States Bureau of Corporations, Herbert Knox Smith (1908)
"ALLEGED misquotation IN MARCH AND APRIL, 1907.—It has already been shown that, whereas the contract price in the New York market during the crop year 1906-7 ..."

2. The American Journal of Insanity by New York (State). State Lunatic Asylum (1906)
"MOREL'S SUPPOSED RULE OF DEGENERACY, A CURIOUS AND PERSISTENT misquotation.—In 1857 Morel of Rouen published his well-known and now classical work entitled ..."

3. The King's English by Henry Watson Fowler, Francis George Fowler (1906)
"misquotation OF LESS FAMILIAR PASSAGES But the greatest wrong is done to readers when a passage that may not improbably be unknown to them is altered. ..."

4. Facts and Fancies for the Curious from the Harvest-fields of Literature: A by Charles Carroll Bombaugh (1905)
"... misquotation The inscription on the tomb of Sir Christopher Wren, the architect of St. Paul's Cathedral, closes with the notice to the reader, ..."

5. The New Discussion of the Trinity: Containing Notices of Professor by Frederic Dan Huntington, Thomas Starr King, Orville Dewey, American Unitarian Association (1860)
"... misquotation OF MEANDER ON THE TRINITY. MR. EDITOR : — In Dr. Huntington's Sermon on the .Trinity, in his recently published volume entitled " Christian ..."

6. Second Part of Cooke's Centuries: Being a Defence and Confirmation of the by Parsons Cooke (1855)
"misquotation OF DR. RUPP. By a typographical error in our first edition, quotation marks were made to include a passage, which we intended only as a ..."

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