Definition of misprint in English:


Line breaks: mis|print


Pronunciation: /ˈmɪsprɪnt
An error in printed text: Galway might be a misprint for Galloway
More example sentences
  • A number of misprints and proof reading errors are present which could have been avoided.
  • Some are full of misprints, errors and inappropriacies; others can stand comparison with imported texts.
  • The book itself is handsomely presented, but surprisingly for a BBC publication, contains quite a few misprints and typos.
mistake, error, printing mistake/error, typographical mistake/error, typesetting mistake/error, keyboarding mistake/error, keying mistake/error, typing mistake/error, corrigendum, erratum;
British literal
informal typo, howler
British informal boob


Pronunciation: /mɪsˈprɪnt
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Print (something) incorrectly: we misprinted the Cricketline number for Middlesex
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  • In the reviews of Studia Fennica Folkloristica no.s 2 and 3 in the 1999 issue of Folklore, the Finnish word runo was misprinted as rung.
  • Certainly, the exams didn't look to be getting off to the best start, when the first person noticed that the rubric was misprinted as ‘Answer all 5 questions’.
  • Yes, five poems in a row are misprinted.

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