misquote

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misquote (third-person singular simple present misquotes, present participle misquoting, simple past and past participle misquoted)

  1. To incorrectly recite a quote.
    I'm so embarrassed, I misquoted Hamlet to a professor of Shakespeare .
  2. To incorrectly record a quote.
    The newspaper had to publish a correction after they misquoted the President.
Last modified on 9 February 2013, at 18:20