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misnomer
British English: /mɪsˈnəʊmə/
American English: /mɪsˈnoʊmər/

Translation of misnomer in German:

noun

  • 1 (use of wrong name)
    falsche Bezeichnung od. Benennung
    this seems like a slight misnomer [ironic]
    das ist wohl etwas danebengegriffen
  • 2 (wrong name)
    unzutreffende Bezeichnung

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