from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To speak or pronounce incorrectly: The lead actor misspoke his lines.
- intransitive v. To speak mistakenly, inappropriately, or rashly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To speak insultingly or disrespectfully.
- v. To fail to pronounce, utter, or speak correctly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To err in speaking.
- transitive v. To utter wrongly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To speak wrongly or improperly.
- To speak disrespectfully or disparagingly: with of.
- To speak or pronounce wrongly; utter imperfectly.
- To express improperly or imperfectly; speak otherwise than according to one's intention: used reflexively: as, I misspoke myself. [Colloq.] To blame or calumniate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. pronounce a word incorrectly
From mis- + speak. (Wiktionary)