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mis·play

 (mĭs-plā′, mĭs′plā′) Sports & Games
n.
A mistaken or unskillful play.
tr.v. (mĭs-plā′) mis·played, mis·play·ing, mis·plays
To make a misplay of.
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misplay

(ˌmɪsˈpleɪ)
vb
(General Sporting Terms) (tr) to play badly or wrongly in games or sports: the batsman misplayed the ball.
n
(General Sporting Terms) a wrong or unskilful play
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mis•play

(n. mɪsˈpleɪ, ˈmɪsˌpleɪ; v. mɪsˈpleɪ)
n.
1. a wrong or bad play in a game or sport.
v.t., v.i.
2. to play wrongly or badly.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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misplay


Past participle: misplayed
Gerund: misplaying

Imperative
misplay
misplay
Present
I misplay
you misplay
he/she/it misplays
we misplay
you misplay
they misplay
Preterite
I misplayed
you misplayed
he/she/it misplayed
we misplayed
you misplayed
they misplayed
Present Continuous
I am misplaying
you are misplaying
he/she/it is misplaying
we are misplaying
you are misplaying
they are misplaying
Present Perfect
I have misplayed
you have misplayed
he/she/it has misplayed
we have misplayed
you have misplayed
they have misplayed
Past Continuous
I was misplaying
you were misplaying
he/she/it was misplaying
we were misplaying
you were misplaying
they were misplaying
Past Perfect
I had misplayed
you had misplayed
he/she/it had misplayed
we had misplayed
you had misplayed
they had misplayed
Future
I will misplay
you will misplay
he/she/it will misplay
we will misplay
you will misplay
they will misplay
Future Perfect
I will have misplayed
you will have misplayed
he/she/it will have misplayed
we will have misplayed
you will have misplayed
they will have misplayed
Future Continuous
I will be misplaying
you will be misplaying
he/she/it will be misplaying
we will be misplaying
you will be misplaying
they will be misplaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misplaying
you have been misplaying
he/she/it has been misplaying
we have been misplaying
you have been misplaying
they have been misplaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misplaying
you will have been misplaying
he/she/it will have been misplaying
we will have been misplaying
you will have been misplaying
they will have been misplaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misplaying
you had been misplaying
he/she/it had been misplaying
we had been misplaying
you had been misplaying
they had been misplaying
Conditional
I would misplay
you would misplay
he/she/it would misplay
we would misplay
you would misplay
they would misplay
Past Conditional
I would have misplayed
you would have misplayed
he/she/it would have misplayed
we would have misplayed
you would have misplayed
they would have misplayed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misplay - (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficedmisplay - (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
failure - an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
Verb1.misplay - play incorrectly, e.g., play a wrong notemisplay - play incorrectly, e.g., play a wrong note
spiel, play - replay (as a melody); "Play it again, Sam"; "She played the third movement very beautifully"
2.misplay - play wrong or in an unskillful manner
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
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