Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To write incorrectly or carelessly: miswrite a word; miswrite a historical account.

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  • v. To write incorrectly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To write incorrectly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To write incorrectly; make a mistake in writing.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The House task force had concealed these documents, allowing Hamilton and Hyde to miswrite an important chapter of recent American history.

    Printing: A Special Report -- The Crazy October Surprise Debunking

  • As for ‘grammar lessons’, you constantly mis-spell and miswrite almost everything you say.

    Think Progress » What To Do Before Rita Hits

  • And do not let your boys misread or miswrite them.

    An Introduction to the History of Western Europe

  • They miswrite the name Saṃkara, giving it the sense of mongrel or dirt and hold that he was an incarnation of a demon called

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 2

  • [FN#360] i.e. Fairy-born, the {Greek} (Parysatis) of the Greeks which some miswrite {Greek}.

    Arabian nights. English

  • For poetry was all written before time was, and whenever we are so finely organized that we can penetrate into that region where the air is music, we hear those primal warblings, and attempt to write them down, but we lose ever and anon a word, or a verse, and substitute something of our own, and thus miswrite the poem.

    Essays: Second Series (1844)

  • For poetry was all written before time was, and whenever we are so finely organized that we can penetrate into that region where the air is music, we hear those primal warblings and attempt to write them down, but we lose ever and anon a word or a verse and substitute something of our own, and thus miswrite the poem.

    Essays — Second Series

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