miscall

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mis·call

 (mĭs-kôl′)
tr.v. mis·called, mis·call·ing, mis·calls
To call by a wrong name.

miscall

(ˌmɪsˈkɔːl)
vb (tr)
1. to call (someone or something) by the wrong name
2. dialect to abuse or malign
ˌmisˈcaller n

mis•call

(mɪsˈkɔl)

v.t.
to call by a wrong name.
[1400–50]
mis•call′er, n.

miscall


Past participle: miscalled
Gerund: miscalling

Imperative
miscall
miscall
Present
I miscall
you miscall
he/she/it miscalls
we miscall
you miscall
they miscall
Preterite
I miscalled
you miscalled
he/she/it miscalled
we miscalled
you miscalled
they miscalled
Present Continuous
I am miscalling
you are miscalling
he/she/it is miscalling
we are miscalling
you are miscalling
they are miscalling
Present Perfect
I have miscalled
you have miscalled
he/she/it has miscalled
we have miscalled
you have miscalled
they have miscalled
Past Continuous
I was miscalling
you were miscalling
he/she/it was miscalling
we were miscalling
you were miscalling
they were miscalling
Past Perfect
I had miscalled
you had miscalled
he/she/it had miscalled
we had miscalled
you had miscalled
they had miscalled
Future
I will miscall
you will miscall
he/she/it will miscall
we will miscall
you will miscall
they will miscall
Future Perfect
I will have miscalled
you will have miscalled
he/she/it will have miscalled
we will have miscalled
you will have miscalled
they will have miscalled
Future Continuous
I will be miscalling
you will be miscalling
he/she/it will be miscalling
we will be miscalling
you will be miscalling
they will be miscalling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been miscalling
you have been miscalling
he/she/it has been miscalling
we have been miscalling
you have been miscalling
they have been miscalling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been miscalling
you will have been miscalling
he/she/it will have been miscalling
we will have been miscalling
you will have been miscalling
they will have been miscalling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been miscalling
you had been miscalling
he/she/it had been miscalling
we had been miscalling
you had been miscalling
they had been miscalling
Conditional
I would miscall
you would miscall
he/she/it would miscall
we would miscall
you would miscall
they would miscall
Past Conditional
I would have miscalled
you would have miscalled
he/she/it would have miscalled
we would have miscalled
you would have miscalled
they would have miscalled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.miscall - assign in incorrect name to; "These misnamed philanthropists"
call - ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality; "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"
Translations

miscall

[ˌmɪsˈkɔːl] VTllamar equivocadamente

miscall

vt (Sport) shotfalsch bewerten or aufrufen
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References in classic literature ?
But the more she miscalled him the more he delighted in her, and she was informed of this, and at once said, 'The scoundrel
I winna have him miscalled,' said my mother, frowning.
Kosato told him his own story briefly: it gives a picture of the deep, strong passions that work in the bosoms of these miscalled stoics.
I answer that I write of what I saw, and that is not altered by a miscalled spar or a misunderstood manouvre.
As she approached her destination, the cab passed--by merely crossing a road--from a spacious and beautiful Park, with its surrounding houses topped by statues and cupolas, to a row of cottages, hard by a stinking ditch miscalled a canal.
I had rather that hand withered and tongue was palsied ere I had struck or miscalled you.
He found Paul and restored him, and ordained him a preacher; and from this old house we had hunted up in the street which is miscalled Straight, he had started out on that bold missionary career which he prosecuted till his death.
Why, then,' replied the other, 'the good in this state of existence preponderates over the bad, let miscalled philosophers tell us what they will.
His exasperation at Hetty's suffering--and also at the sense that she was possibly thrust for ever out of his own reach--deafened him to any plea for the miscalled friend who had wrought this misery.
These low hollow coral islands bear no proportion to the vast ocean out of which they abruptly rise; and it seems wonderful, that such weak invaders are not overwhelmed, by the all-powerful and never-tiring waves of that great sea, miscalled the Pacific.
Murdstone and his sister, who were always present, and found them a favourable occasion for giving my mother lessons in that miscalled firmness, which was the bane of both our lives.
Cold, light, and selfish in the last resort, he had that modicum of prudence, miscalled morality, which keeps a man from inconvenient drunkenness or punishable theft.