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miscast

Syllabification: mis·cast
Pronunciation: /misˈkast
 
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Definition of miscast in English:

verb (past and past participle miscast)

[with object] (usually be miscast)
1Allot an unsuitable role to (a particular actor): he is badly miscast in the romantic lead
More example sentences
  • And to think, these two horribly miscast actors are the bottom foundation to a three-sided love rendezvous that is supposed to make us feel like caring and having concern for the outcome of all these explosive events.
  • These people are badly miscast in the role of the vanguard of the world revolution.
  • It's not enough that they had to badly miscast this movie.
1.1Allot the roles in (a play, movie, television show, etc.) to unsuitable actors.
Example sentences
  • Everyone's favourite cheeky actor comes undone in a disappointingly miscast role in Channel 4's latest gritty urban drama.
  • However, the film's ape-man was terribly miscast.
  • George Lucas on the other hand ruined his own Star Wars myth, and his reputation as a director, if not a money maker, with poorly plotted, miscast prequels which played fast and loose with the fans' cherished memories.

Words that rhyme with miscast

aghast, avast, Belfast, blast, cast, caste, contrast, fast, last, mast, outlast, past, rat-arsed, unsurpassed, vast

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