Definition of misdeed noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈdiːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈdiːd//
[usually plural](formal)
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a bad or evil act synonym wrongdoing He will have to answer for his misdeeds in a court of law. Word Origin Old English misdǣd (see mis-, deed).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: misdeed