Definition of miscast verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

miscast

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkɑːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæst//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they miscast
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkɑːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæst//
 
he / she / it miscasts
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkɑːsts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæsts//
 
past simple miscast
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkɑːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæst//
 
past participle miscast
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkɑːst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæst//
 
-ing form miscasting
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkɑːstɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkæstɪŋ//
 
Film reviews and promotion, Producing a play
 
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[usually passive] miscast somebody (as somebody/something) to choose an actor to play a role for which they are not suitable He was hopelessly miscast as the romantic hero. See related entries: Film reviews and promotion, Producing a play
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: miscast