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mis·quote

 (mĭs-kwōt′)
tr.v. mis·quot·ed, mis·quot·ing, mis·quotes
To quote incorrectly.

mis′quo·ta′tion (-kwō-tā′shən) n.
mis·quot′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misquotation - an incorrect quotation
quotation, quote, citation - a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
Translations

misquotation

[ˌmɪskwəʊˈteɪʃən] Ncita f equivocada

misquotation

nfalsches Zitat; his constant misquotation of Shakespearedass er Shakespeare ständig falsch zitiert

misquotation

[ˌmɪskwəʊˈteɪʃn] ncitazione f errata
References in classic literature ?
a possibly deliberate misquotation of "It will not out of the flesh that is bred in the bone" from John Heywood, "Proverbes", Part II, Chapter VIII (1546)}
But the occlusion of death need not concern the quotations lifted from life, the accurate misquotations from nature.
Fabrizio Ravanelli: A much loved cult hero for three months but he never scored away after November as the goals dried up to be replaced by sulky strops, misquotations and doom-laden predictions of relegation before skulking off (with the fixtures and fittings) a year later.
The quotes in question either did not exist, were unintentional misquotations, or represented improper combinations of previously existing quotes.
In one especially suggestive passage, the satire strikes at Wordsworthian claims to originality and Hazlitt's misquotations alike, while also putting in question the originality of Eliot's remark: arguing that too few modern poets "want that greatest art, the art to steal," the commentary "hold[s] that in all cases of literary borrowing, or robbery (for it comes to the same thing), it is ten million times better to rob or borrow without the least disguise, equivocation, or mutilation whatsoever.
and John George, They Never Said It: A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, and Misleading Attributions (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989) and Ralph Keyes, "Nice Guys Finish Seventh": False Phrases, Spurious Sayings, and Familiar Misquotations (New York: HarperCollins, 1992).
Unfortunately, this essay also contains a number of misquotations from the play.
Inferno's corruption reveals itself not only as epistemic deficiency but also spatial disorientation, and--above all--in the textual distortions, malapropisms, and misquotations, i.
Through these misquotations and mischaracterizations, you have done a grave disservice to the Boeing Company, its executives and shareholders, and the 160,000 Boeing employees worldwide," he wrote.
As a bonus in this collection, the editor has highlighted some juicy misquotations and misattributions: The similarities between laws and sausages aren't in Bismarck's papers, Sarah Palin can't see Russia from her house, and the capitalists didn't sell Lenin the rope with which to hang them.
Unlike the movie masterpiece which spawned one of the greatest misquotations in movie history.
Marv Kihn is now Mary Kihn), misquotations and citation errors, improperly numbered footnotes, punctuation problems, sentence fragments, etc.