mis- + stop
misstop (third-person singular simple present misstops, present participle misstopping, simple past and past participle misstopped)
- (rare) To stop badly or wrongly.
- 1894, Edna Lyall, To Right the Wrong (page 260)
- […] the slipping or breaking of a string or the misstopping of a fret.
- 2014, Michael Saenger, Interlinguicity, Internationality, and Shakespeare
- Even within an apparently English-only range, sounds are difficult enough to govern, as Quince's misstopped Prologue makes clear.