from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To print incorrectly.
- n. An error in printing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An accidental mistake in print.
- v. To make a misprint.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To print wrongly; to make a mistake in printing.
- n. A mistake in printing; a deviation from the copy. Misprints are sometimes noted and corrected in a list of corrigenda distributed with a book.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make an error in printing (something); print wrong.
- n. A mistake in printing; a typographical error.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. print incorrectly
- n. a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
A one-word misprint has cost Australia's Penguin group thousands of dollars.
Penguin Group Australia turns over $120 million a year from printing words but a one-word misprint has cost it dearly.
Okay, I don't call the inclusion of four incorrect lines of type a "misprint," I call it an "editorial mistake," but I was disappointed - because, for once, I had a question.
The book is thirteen years old, and I'm still able to get first printings assuming that's not some kind of misprint as new items from our distributor.
Another kind of misprint which we see occasionally is the misplacement of some lines of type.
That's what they mean by "misprint", not a spelling mistake.
I don't think the lottery corp would be so forgiving were I to pay for my ticket with a counterfeit bill claiming it was a "misprint".
Accounts manager Tighe put the error down to a "misprint" but also admitted her CV was
Spore help forum by EA_Violet claims the promise of multiple accounts in the manual is a "misprint" that will be changed in future printings.
An EA rep on the Spore forums termed it a "misprint" in the manual.