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Definition of "misleading" []

  • Tending to mislead; deceptive. (adjective)
  • Tending to confuse or mislead; deceptive (adjective)

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Use "misleading" in a sentence
  • "Is the title misleading, absolutely, but anyone who sees the word FREE on any Ad and does not read the disclaimers is an idiot."
  • "The Veterans of Foreign War called the pot group use of the acronym "misleading and illegal,""
  • "I know some people who found the title misleading and believed the film to be another terrorist drama."