Definition of misleading adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    misleading

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌmɪsˈlidɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1giving the wrong idea or impression and making you believe something that is not true synonym deceptive
  2. 2 misleading information/advertisements It would be seriously misleading to suggest that television has no effect on children.
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adverb These bats are sometimes misleadingly referred to as “flying foxes.”
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