Definition of mishit in English:


Syllabification: mis·hit
Pronunciation: /ˌmisˈhit

verb (mishits, mishitting; past and past participle mishit)

[with object]
  • (In various sports) hit or kick (a ball) badly or in the wrong direction.
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    • First your technique gets off and you start mishitting your putts.
    • The leader holes a putt from 10 feet for par, despite clearly mishitting it.
    • I mishit the ball and pushed it to the right of the hole.


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  • An instance of hitting or kicking a ball badly or in the wrong direction.
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    • They have seen he can defend, pick the right ball to hit and that he has so much power there is not a great deal of hope of a mishit being caught on the boundary.
    • After Martin Whelan added another Clonea point from a penalty mishit, things got worse as Michael Power struck his second goal of the game.
    • A brilliant inter-passing movement involving Nikki Kleppang, Stott and Cheryl Valentine ended with a mishit by Stott, which deceived Robb and notched the goal that sealed the match.

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