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misdeed Syllabification: mis·deed
Pronunciation: /misˈdēd/

Definition of misdeed in English:


A wicked or illegal act.
Example sentences
  • Take some time to reflect on your past virtues and misdeeds.
  • In the past, youthful misdeeds would eventually reach the ears of mum and dad.
  • Western reporters detail, quite properly, the misdeeds, the crimes even, of the occupying forces.


Old English misdǣd (see mis-1, deed).

Words that rhyme with misdeed

accede, bead, Bede, bleed, breed, cede, concede, creed, deed, Eid, exceed, feed, Gide, God speed, greed, he'd, heed, impede, interbreed, intercede, Jamshid, knead, lead, mead, Mede, meed, mislead, misread, need, plead, proceed, read, rede, reed, Reid, retrocede, screed, secede, seed, she'd, speed, stampede, steed, succeed, supersede, Swede, tweed, weak-kneed, we'd, weed
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