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misfield Syllabification: mis·field
Pronunciation: /misˈfēld/

Definition of misfield in English:


[with object]
(In cricket and rugby) field (a ball) badly or clumsily.
Example sentences
  • There were drama when Wayne Hurley misfielded an easy ball which led to a four when South Africa needed those eight runs from the last six balls.
  • The home side's three tries came first from Tuilevu's mistake as he misfielded Boeta Wessels' grubber and watched as Wylie Human kicked through and pounced on the loose ball.
  • The opening try to the visitors came very shortly after kick-off when a speculative kick ahead was misfielded by the Otliensians' defence and winger Steve Montgomery went over for Hessle, the conversion attempt failing.

Words that rhyme with misfield

afield, field, midfield, shield, unaneled, unconcealed, unhealed, unpeeled, unrevealed, unsealed, wield, yield
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