miswed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mis- +‎ wed

Verb[edit]

miswed (third-person singular simple present misweds, present participle miswedding, simple past and past participle miswed or miswedded)

  1. To wed badly.
    • 1962, Yay Marking, Where a Country Begins - Volume 1, page 99:
      Violeta's father simply miswed.
    • 2016, Stephen Greenleaf, The Ditto List:
      He loved them all, and wished he could lavish them with riches, introduce them to swains, bathe them in oils, dress them in silks, shelter them from future sadness, all of which would be within the power of the thing he wished he was: Sir Jones. Knight Errant. Brave and Stalwart. Champion of the Miswed.