mispunt

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

19th century. Compound of missen (to miss) +‎ punt (point).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪs.pʏnt/
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  • Hyphenation: mis‧punt

Noun[edit]

mispunt n (plural mispunten, diminutive mispuntje n)

  1. (billiards, obsolete) foul, miss [19th c.]
  2. (by extension) jerk, prick, nasty [from 19th c.]