A charge wrongly levied or entered in an account.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Charlotte Smith (1749–1806), poet and novelist. From mis- + charge.
1To charge an incorrect amount to (a person or organization).
2rare To make a false or incorrect accusation against (a person or thing).
To link (a molecule of transfer RNA) with the wrong amino acid.
Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From mis- + charge.