Definition of misfare in English:


Pronunciation /mɪsˈfɛː/


archaic, dialect Scottish
  • To fare badly, come to grief, be unfortunate; (Shetland, of a boat) to founder.


Old English (in an earlier sense). Cognate with or formed similarly to Old Frisian misfara, Old High German missifaran (Middle High German missevarn), Old Icelandic misfara from the Germanic base of mis- + the Germanic base of fare.