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Definition of "misprint" []

  • To print incorrectly. (verb-transitive)
  • An error in printing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "misprint" in a sentence
  • "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."