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Meaning of miscall by Wiktionary Dictionary

miscall


    Etymology

    From mis- +‎ call .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /mɪskɔːl/

    Verb

    miscall ( third-person singular simple present miscalls present participle miscalling, simple past and past participle miscalled )

    1. ( now dialectal ) To call ( someone ) bad names; to insult, abuse.
    2. To call ( something ) by the wrong name.


Explanation of miscall by Wordnet Dictionary

miscall


    Verb
    1. assign in incorrect name to



    Definition of miscall by GCIDE Dictionary

    miscall


    1. Miscall v. t.
      1. To call by a wrong name; to name improperly.

      2. To call by a bad name; to abuse. [Obs.] Fuller.