tr.v. mis·hit, mis·hit·ting, mis·hits
To hit (a tennis or cricket ball, for example) incorrectly or badly.
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(General Sporting Terms) a faulty shot or stroke
vb (tr) , -hits, -hitting or -hit
(General Sporting Terms) to hit (a ball) with a faulty stroke
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mis•hit(v. mɪsˈhɪt; n. ˈmɪsˌhɪt)
v. -hit, -hit•ting,
1. to hit badly, as a ball in tennis or cricket.n.
2. a bad hit.
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Past participle: mishit
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