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Definition of "misspoken" [misspoken]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of misspeak. (verb)

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Use "misspoken" in a sentence
  • "What was publicly retracted, muffled, cut out of broadcasts, expressed only in 'misspoken' words (think George Allen's Macaca comment) has found a public legitimacy that has crossed the thin line between word and deed."
  • "To do less was to court instant death-a word misspoken would allow the demon he conjured to tear free of the diagram sketched exactingly upon the flagstones."
  • "It's not clear if the deputy has actually misspoken, which is possible, given his state of probable tension, and anger and adrenaline. in the circumstances; or if he spoke correctly, but he's misheard."