Definition of miskey in English:

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miskey

Pronunciation: /mɪsˈkiː/

verb (miskeys, miskeying, miskeyed)

[with object]
Key (a word or piece of data) into a computer or other machine incorrectly: users often do not notice that they have miskeyed a word
More example sentences
  • I thought maybe I had miskeyed something and gone back a page, but I tried it again with the same results.
  • But it seems that a trader at a US investment bank miskeyed an entry for a trade at the close of business.
  • A bettor places a $50 win at the last second and the teller miskeys the ticket as a $500 or $5000 win.

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