misdial

[v. mis-dahy-uhl, -dahyl; n. mis-dahy-uhl, -dahyl]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), misdialed, misdialing or (especially British) misdialled, misdialling.
1.
to dial incorrectly.
noun
2.
an act or instance of misdialing.

Origin:
1960–65; mis-1 + dial

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misdial
"to dial a wrong number on a telephone," 1964; see mis- (1) + dial (v.). Related: Misdialed; misdialing.
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Example sentences
Expect your friends and relatives to misdial your phone number.
Given that the number is virtually impossible to misdial, this traffic was baffling.
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