Definition of misname in English:

misname

Syllabification: mis·name
Pronunciation: /misˈnām
 
/

verb

[with object]
Give (something) a wrong or inappropriate name: summer peas—misnamed, because they are beans—thrive 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.

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