Main definitions of mischarge in English

: mischarge1mischarge2

mischarge1

Pronunciation /ˈmɪstʃɑːdʒ/

noun

rare
  • A charge wrongly levied or entered in an account.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Charlotte Smith (1749–1806), poet and novelist. From mis- + charge.

Main definitions of mischarge in English

: mischarge1mischarge2

mischarge2

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsˈtʃɑːdʒ/

verb

  • 1To charge an incorrect amount to (a person or organization).

  • 2rare To make a false or incorrect accusation against (a person or thing).

  • 3Biology
    To link (a molecule of transfer RNA) with the wrong amino acid.

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From mis- + charge.