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mis·cast

 (mĭs-kăst′)
tr.v. mis·cast, mis·cast·ing, mis·casts
1. To cast in an unsuitable role.
2. To cast (a role, play, or film) inappropriately.

miscast

(ˌmɪsˈkɑːst)
vb (tr) , -casts, -casting or -cast
1. to cast badly
2. (Film) (often passive)
a. to cast (a role or the roles) in (a play, film, etc) inappropriately: Falstaff was certainly miscast.
b. to assign an inappropriate role to: he was miscast as Othello.

mis•cast

(mɪsˈkæst, -ˈkɑst)

v.t.
1. to cast (an actor) in an unsuitable role.
2. to cast (a play, film, etc.) inappropriately.

miscast


Past participle: miscast
Gerund: miscasting

Imperative
miscast
miscast
Present
I miscast
you miscast
he/she/it miscasts
we miscast
you miscast
they miscast
Preterite
I miscast
you miscast
he/she/it miscast
we miscast
you miscast
they miscast
Present Continuous
I am miscasting
you are miscasting
he/she/it is miscasting
we are miscasting
you are miscasting
they are miscasting
Present Perfect
I have miscast
you have miscast
he/she/it has miscast
we have miscast
you have miscast
they have miscast
Past Continuous
I was miscasting
you were miscasting
he/she/it was miscasting
we were miscasting
you were miscasting
they were miscasting
Past Perfect
I had miscast
you had miscast
he/she/it had miscast
we had miscast
you had miscast
they had miscast
Future
I will miscast
you will miscast
he/she/it will miscast
we will miscast
you will miscast
they will miscast
Future Perfect
I will have miscast
you will have miscast
he/she/it will have miscast
we will have miscast
you will have miscast
they will have miscast
Future Continuous
I will be miscasting
you will be miscasting
he/she/it will be miscasting
we will be miscasting
you will be miscasting
they will be miscasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been miscasting
you have been miscasting
he/she/it has been miscasting
we have been miscasting
you have been miscasting
they have been miscasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been miscasting
you will have been miscasting
he/she/it will have been miscasting
we will have been miscasting
you will have been miscasting
they will have been miscasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been miscasting
you had been miscasting
he/she/it had been miscasting
we had been miscasting
you had been miscasting
they had been miscasting
Conditional
I would miscast
you would miscast
he/she/it would miscast
we would miscast
you would miscast
they would miscast
Past Conditional
I would have miscast
you would have miscast
he/she/it would have miscast
we would have miscast
you would have miscast
they would have miscast
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.miscast - cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable rolemiscast - cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
cast - select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
Translations

miscast

[ˌmɪsˈkɑːst] (miscast (pt, pp)) VT to miscast sb (Theat) → dar a algn un papel que no le va
he was miscast as Othellono fue muy acertado darle el papel de Otello

miscast

[ˌmɪsˈkɑːst] adj
to be miscast [actor] → être victime d'une erreur de casting

miscast

pret, ptp <miscast>
vt playfalsch or schlecht besetzen, fehlbesetzen; the actor was clearly miscast in this rolemit diesem Schauspieler war die Rolle eindeutig fehlbesetzt

miscast

[ˌmɪsˈkɑːst] adj to be miscastnon essere adatto/a al ruolo
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