Definition of misprint in English:


Syllabification: mis·print


Pronunciation: /ˈmisprint
  • An error in printed text: Galway might be a misprint for Galloway
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    • A number of misprints and proof reading errors are present which could have been avoided.
    • Some are full of misprints, errors and inappropriacies; others can stand comparison with imported texts.
    • The book itself is handsomely presented, but surprisingly for a BBC publication, contains quite a few misprints and typos.
    mistake, error, typographical error, erratum
    informal typo


Pronunciation: /misˈprint
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  • Print (something) incorrectly.
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    • In the reviews of Studia Fennica Folkloristica no.s 2 and 3 in the 1999 issue of Folklore, the Finnish word runo was misprinted as rung.
    • Certainly, the exams didn't look to be getting off to the best start, when the first person noticed that the rubric was misprinted as ‘Answer all 5 questions’.
    • Yes, five poems in a row are misprinted.

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