misprint

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mis- +‎ print.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun):
    • enPR: mĭsʹprĭnt, IPA(key): /ˈmɪspɹɪnt/
    • (file)
  • (verb):

Noun[edit]

misprint (plural misprints)

  1. An accidental mistake in print.
    When I wrote to you saying "You're going to catch a cod if you spend all night fishing", there was a misprint. I meant to say "You're going to catch a cold."

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Verb[edit]

misprint (third-person singular simple present misprints, present participle misprinting, simple past and past participle misprinted)

  1. To make a misprint.
    I misprinted his name on the invitation. He's called James, not Jambes.
    • 1961 October, “Motive Power Miscellany: Scottish Region”, in Trains Illustrated, page 638:
      [...] the northbound trains involved are the 8.15 a.m. (not p.m. as misprinted last month) and 10.15 a.m. from Buchanan Street - [...].

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