What does misplay mean?

Definitions for misplay
mɪsˈpleɪ, ˈmɪsˌpleɪ; mɪsˈpleɪmis·play

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. error, misplayverb

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

  2. misplayverb

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

  3. misplayverb

    play wrong or in an unskillful manner


  1. misplayverb

    To play incorrectly or poorly.


  1. misplay

    Misplay is an action or decision carried out incorrectly or inappropriately, particularly in the context of a game or sport. It refers to an error or mistake made during the play of a game, which often results in an unfavorable outcome for the player or team who made the error.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Misplay

    mis-plā′, n. a wrong play.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misplay in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misplay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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    an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
    A accident
    B suffering
    C nuisance
    D model

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