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mis·cue

 (mĭs-kyo͞o′)
n.
1. Games A stroke in billiards that misses or just brushes the ball because of a slip of the cue.
2. A mistake.
intr.v. mis·cued, mis·cu·ing, mis·cues
1. To make a miscue.
2. To miss a stage cue.

miscue

(ˌmɪsˈkjuː)
n
1. (Billiards & Snooker) billiards a faulty stroke in which the cue tip slips off the cue ball or misses it altogether
2. informal a blunder or mistake
vb, -cues, -cuing or -cued
3. (Billiards & Snooker) (intr) billiards to make a miscue
4. (Theatre) (intr) theatre to fail to answer one's own cue or answer the cue of another
5. (Broadcasting) radio to start to play (a piece of music or recording) at the wrong point
6. (intr) informal to blunder

mis•cue1

(mɪsˈkyu)

n., v. -cued, -cu•ing. n.
1. an error in sports.
2. a mistake; blunder.
v.i.
3. to make a mistake.
4. to miss a stage cue.
v.t.
5. to give the wrong cue to.
[1880–85]

mis•cue2

(mɪsˈkyu)

n., v. -cued, -cu•ing. n.
1. a stroke in billiards or pool in which the cue fails to make solid contact with the cue ball.
v.i.
2. to make a miscue.
[1870–75]

miscue


Past participle: miscued
Gerund: miscuing

Imperative
miscue
miscue
Present
I miscue
you miscue
he/she/it miscues
we miscue
you miscue
they miscue
Preterite
I miscued
you miscued
he/she/it miscued
we miscued
you miscued
they miscued
Present Continuous
I am miscuing
you are miscuing
he/she/it is miscuing
we are miscuing
you are miscuing
they are miscuing
Present Perfect
I have miscued
you have miscued
he/she/it has miscued
we have miscued
you have miscued
they have miscued
Past Continuous
I was miscuing
you were miscuing
he/she/it was miscuing
we were miscuing
you were miscuing
they were miscuing
Past Perfect
I had miscued
you had miscued
he/she/it had miscued
we had miscued
you had miscued
they had miscued
Future
I will miscue
you will miscue
he/she/it will miscue
we will miscue
you will miscue
they will miscue
Future Perfect
I will have miscued
you will have miscued
he/she/it will have miscued
we will have miscued
you will have miscued
they will have miscued
Future Continuous
I will be miscuing
you will be miscuing
he/she/it will be miscuing
we will be miscuing
you will be miscuing
they will be miscuing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been miscuing
you have been miscuing
he/she/it has been miscuing
we have been miscuing
you have been miscuing
they have been miscuing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been miscuing
you will have been miscuing
he/she/it will have been miscuing
we will have been miscuing
you will have been miscuing
they will have been miscuing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been miscuing
you had been miscuing
he/she/it had been miscuing
we had been miscuing
you had been miscuing
they had been miscuing
Conditional
I would miscue
you would miscue
he/she/it would miscue
we would miscue
you would miscue
they would miscue
Past Conditional
I would have miscued
you would have miscued
he/she/it would have miscued
we would have miscued
you would have miscued
they would have miscued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miscue - a faulty shot in billiardsmiscue - a faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball
billiards - any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls
pocket billiards, pool - any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets
stroke, shot - (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
2.miscue - a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.miscue - a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
Freudian slip - a slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals

miscue

noun
An act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true:
verb
To make an error or mistake:
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