Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To cast in an unsuitable role.
  • transitive verb To cast (a role, play, or film) inappropriately.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An erroneous cast or reckoning.
  • To east or reckon erroneously.
  • To cast or direct erroneously or improperly: as, to miscast a glance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To cast or reckon wrongly.
  • noun An erroneous cast or reckoning.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive, intransitive To cast or reckon incorrectly.
  • verb transitive, intransitive To cast or direct erroneously or improperly.
  • verb To cast an actor in an inappropriate role.
  • verb To make an error when casting a vote.
  • noun An erroneous cast or reckoning.
  • adjective Erroneously cast

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role

Etymologies

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From mis- +‎ cast.

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