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

 

misquote

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkwoʊt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they misquote
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkwoʊt//
 
he / she / it misquotes
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkwəʊts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkwoʊts//
 
past simple misquoted
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkwəʊtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkwoʊtɪd//
 
past participle misquoted
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkwəʊtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkwoʊtɪd//
 
-ing form misquoting
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈkwəʊtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈkwoʊtɪŋ//
 
 
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misquote somebody/something to repeat what somebody has said or written in a way that is not correct The senator claims to have been misquoted in the article.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: misquote