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miscall

[mis-kawl] /mɪsˈkɔl/
verb (used with object)
1.
to call by a wrong name.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see mis-1, call
Related forms
miscaller, noun
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  • First of all, none of the five incidents represents an egregious miscall.
British Dictionary definitions for miscall

miscall

/ˌmɪsˈkɔːl/
verb (transitive)
1.
to call by the wrong name
2.
(dialect) to abuse or malign
Derived Forms
miscaller, noun
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Word Origin and History for miscall
v.

mid-15c., from mis- (1) + call (v.). Related: Miscalled; miscalling.

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