follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

misdescribe

[mis-di-skrahyb] /ˌmɪs dɪˈskraɪb/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), misdescribed, misdescribing.
1.
to describe incorrectly or falsely.
Origin of misdescribe
1820-1830
1820-30; mis-1 + describe
Related forms
misdescription
[mis-di-skrip-shuh n] /ˌmɪs dɪˈskrɪp ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
misdescriptive, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for misdescribe
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for misdescribe

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for misdescribe

0
21
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for misdescribe