Main definitions of missort in English

: missort1missort2

missort1

Pronunciation /ˈmɪssɔːt/

noun

  • An instance of missorting; something, especially a letter, which has been missorted.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily News. From missort.

Main definitions of missort in English

: missort1missort2

missort2

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsˈsɔːt/

verb

  • with object To allot to a wrong place in sorting; (now) (specifically of mail) to sort incorrectly.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Mulcaster (?1532–1611), schoolmaster and author. From mis- + sort.