Share this entry

misrender Line breaks: mis|ren¦der
Pronunciation: /mɪsˈrɛndə/

Definition of misrender in English:

verb

[with object] rare
Wrongly represent or interpret: phrases that may be controversial are misrendered or omitted
More example sentences
  • Phrases that may be controversial are misrendered or omitted more frequently than less controversial phrases.
  • Since the early days of the web right on up to the present, browsers have purposely misrendered badly written HTML so that people could view the pages instead of getting junk or a blank page.
  • He misquotes and misrenders Marshall so badly one doubts if he ever finished reading Marshall's Principles.

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources