misspeak

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v misspeak pronounce a word incorrectly "She mispronounces many Latinate words"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Misspeak To err in speaking.
    • v. t Misspeak To utter wrongly.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • misspeak To speak wrongly or improperly.
    • misspeak To speak disrespectfully or disparagingly: with of.
    • misspeak To speak or pronounce wrongly; utter imperfectly.
    • misspeak To express improperly or imperfectly; speak otherwise than according to one's intention: used reflexively: as, I misspoke myself. [Colloq.] To blame or calumniate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Misspeak mis-spēk′ to utter wrongly
    • v.i Misspeak to mistake or err in speaking
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Usage


In news:

When a sheriff's spokesman misspeaks, what are the consequences.
Bachmann admits "misspeaking" about John Wayne.
Why does he misspeak .
Todd Akin did not simply misspeak.
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