Definitions for misplaymɪsˈpleɪ, ˈmɪsˌpleɪ; mɪsˈpleɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mis•playmɪsˈpleɪ, ˈmɪsˌpleɪ; mɪsˈpleɪ(n.; v.)

  1. a wrong or bad play in a game or sport.

    Category: Games, Sport

  2. (v.i.)to play wrongly or badly.

    Category: Games, Sport

Origin of misplay:

1865–70,Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. error, misplay(verb)

    (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed

  2. misplay(verb)

    play incorrectly, e.g., play a wrong note

  3. misplay(verb)

    play wrong or in an unskillful manner

Wiktionary

  1. misplay(Verb)

    To play incorrectly or poorly.

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