verb (past and past participle miscast)[with object] (usually be miscast)
- 1Allot an unsuitable role to (a particular actor): he is badly miscast in the romantic leadMore example sentences
- And to think, these two horribly miscast actors are the bottom foundation to a three-sided love rendezvous that is supposed to make us feel like caring and having concern for the outcome of all these explosive events.
- These people are badly miscast in the role of the vanguard of the world revolution.
- It's not enough that they had to badly miscast this movie.
- 1.1Allot the roles in (a play, movie, television show, etc.) to unsuitable actors.More example sentences
- Everyone's favourite cheeky actor comes undone in a disappointingly miscast role in Channel 4's latest gritty urban drama.
- However, the film's ape-man was terribly miscast.
- George Lucas on the other hand ruined his own Star Wars myth, and his reputation as a director, if not a money maker, with poorly plotted, miscast prequels which played fast and loose with the fans' cherished memories.
More definitions of miscastDefinition of miscast in:
- The British & World English dictionary