Main definitions of misword in English

: misword1misword2

misword1

(also missword)

Pronunciation /ˈmɪsˌwəːd/

noun

dialect British
  • A harsh, angry, or cross word.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Ancrene Riwle. From mis- + word.

Main definitions of misword in English

: misword1misword2

misword2

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsˈwəːd/

verb

rare
  • with object To express or word incorrectly.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From mis- + word.