Main definitions of misclaim in English

: misclaim1misclaim2

misclaim1

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsˈkleɪm/

noun

rare
  • A wrong or mistaken claim.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Francis Bacon (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher. From mis- + claim.

Main definitions of misclaim in English

: misclaim1misclaim2

misclaim2

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsˈkleɪm/

verb

  • with object To claim or lay claim to (something) wrongly, falsely, or mistakenly.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Aaron Hill (1685–1750), writer and entrepreneur. From mis- + claim.