miscall miscall

Definition(s):

  • (v) assign in incorrect name to

Usage(s):

  • She did not fret about the point just past, however irritating her own error or an official's miscall, and she did not think about what would come next.

News

  • Chart of the Day: Uninsured Getting Covered

    Here’s a Gallup poll Obamacare foes must get busy discounting (they could always dredge up the survey company’s famous miscall of the 1948 campaign) because it’s a clear sign the Affordable Care Act is doing the big thing it was supposed to do: Insure the Uninsured. The percentage of Americans without health insurance has dropped […]
    on March 31, 2014     Source: CQ Politics Blogs

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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /