Definition of misname in English:

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Pronunciation: /misˈnām/


[with object]
Give (something) a wrong or inappropriate name: summer peas—misnamed, because they are beansthrive in hot weather
More example sentences
  • That would be a better name, rather than misnaming it the Families Commission Bill.
  • As a result those differences have been misnamed and misused in the service of separation and confusion.
  • We actually misnamed the war on terror, it ought to be the struggle against ideological extremists who do not believe in free societies who happen to use terror as a weapon to try to shake the conscience of the free world.

Words that rhyme with misname

acclaim, aflame, aim, became, blame, came, claim, dame, exclaim, fame, flame, frame, game, lame, maim, name, proclaim, same, shame, tame

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Syllabification: mis·name

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