Definition of Misquote

1. Noun. An incorrect quotation.

Exact synonyms: Misquotation
Generic synonyms: Citation, Quotation, Quote



2. Verb. Quote incorrectly. "He had misquoted the politician"
Generic synonyms: Cite, Quote
Derivative terms: Misquotation

Definition of Misquote

1. v. t. & i. To quote erroneously or incorrectly.

Definition of Misquote

1. Verb. To incorrectly recite a quote. ¹

2. Verb. To incorrectly record a quote. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misquote

1. to quote incorrectly [v -QUOTED, -QUOTING, -QUOTES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misquote

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

Literary usage of Misquote

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1. Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York by New York (State). Constitutional Convention (1916)
"I was interviewed by several newspapermen, and fearing they might unintentionally misquote me, 1 gave out this interview, which went into several papers. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1895)
"He may argue such conclusions from the testimony as he pleases, provided he does not misquote witnesses.1 He may urge that the natural presumptions are ..."

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