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Definition of misname verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

misname

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌmɪsˈneɪm//
 
[usually passive] misname somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they misname
 
he / she / it misnames
 
past simple misnamed
 
-ing form misnaming
 
 
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to give someone or something a name that is wrong or not appropriate The Sea View Café, facing a building site, seemed to have been misnamed.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: misname