- 1to put something somewhere and then be unable to find it again, especially for only a short time synonym lose
- 2 I seem to have mislaid my keys. Our luggage was temporarily mislaid.
NAmE//ˌmɪsˈleɪ//mislay somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mislay
he / she / it mislays
past simple mislaid
-ing form mislaying