Misword - definition of misword by The Free Dictionary
To express incorrectly; word improperly.
(Linguistics) to word or phrase badly or wrongly
Past participle: miswording
vt contract etc
→ falsch formulieren
References in periodicals archive
Now an Ohio resident, Keyes discovered while researching his new tome that roughly two-thirds of the 460 sayings were either misworded
(often to make them shorter and more graceful) or misattributed.
A vote was unanimously passed at a Special Congress sitting last October ensuring that proper advice would be given on how to resubmit misworded
motions to avoid a repeat of last year's Rule 42 farce.
A spokesman for the council's education department said: "The letter sent to Mrs Lazara was misworded
and said her appeal to send Joseph to Plantsbrook and Stockland Green Schools had been successful.
Rather, it appears to have been misworded
in a legislative blunder.