Definition of misguide in English:


Pronunciation /misˈɡīd/ /mɪsˈɡaɪd/

transitive verb

[with object]rare
  • Mislead.

    ‘a long survey that can only baffle and misguide the general reader’
    • ‘We expect the two leaders at today's Press conference to apologise to their members for misguiding them on the matter or explain in simple terms what they meant when they made alarming statements that the pay tax would go up.’
    • ‘Sometimes, when parents use this authority, they might be misguiding the child, even unintentionally.’
    • ‘I also feel that the manuals can sometimes misguide us.’
    • ‘Scenes of smoking, violence and drinking can misguide the public, especially the youngsters.’
    misinformed, misled, misdirected, labouring under a delusion, labouring under a misapprehension, wrong, mistaken, deluded, ill-advised, foolish