miscount miscount  /ˈmɪs ˈkaʊnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an inaccurate count
  2. (v) count wrongly

Usage(s):

  1. Who would have guessed that the news that antiquated machines routinely miscount votes could compete for audience share with the sexual recollections of a White House intern in a .
  2. Thirteen Women (RKO) is a miscount.

News

  • House Redistricting Committee passes trio of maps

    State Rep. Drew Darby got the numbers right Tuesday.A day after an embarrassing miscount that led to the failure to pass a House bill outlining boundaries for Texas House districts, the chamber’s Redistricting Committee chairman was able to take a legislative mulligan of sorts.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

Quotes

  • "There was a bit of a miscount in Treasury last week, so when we put out one of the releases there was a slight adjustment," Mr Beattie said. "In a rush I demanded the figure and they did a bit of a slight miscount but I'm told it won't...
    on Apr 24, 2006 By: Peter Beattie Source: ABC Online

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