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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.

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

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.]

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
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"
Translations

misplay

References in classic literature ?
A little later the regiment was ordered out of line to relieve the congested front, and through some misplay in the game of battle was not again under fire.
It was too good an opportunity to get a hold over the boy for Agno to misplay it.
Misplays by Murphy and Michal Kempny led to Anaheim's first 2 goals in the Ducks' 3-2 victory Thursday.
In the third inning, Quebec scored an unearned run with two outs after Alex Nunez singled and came around on Ivan Naccarata's hit and an error by Giusti, the first of four Worcester misplays.
The kid battled, but we can't have those misplays and get away with them against a team like that one over there.
The four-hour marathon in front of 3,068 who had their emotions drained included three home runs by the Beavers to build their five-run advantage, but four costly errors by OSU - not including a couple of misplays that were officially ruled as hits - and four hit batters contributed greatly to USC's comeback.
Defensive misplays in the final 20 minutes hammered the final nails in the Giants coffin.
2) Jason Repko misplays Edgar Renteria's flyball into a double that gave Atlanta a 10-5 lead.
2) Center fielder Chone Figgins misplays a flyball by the Tigers' Chris Shelton in the third inning in the Angels' loss Thursday.