misidentify misidentify  /mɪs aɪ ˈdɛn tə ˌfaɪ/

Definition(s):

  • (v) identify incorrectly

Usage(s):

  • In the past, the Russians were known to have developed a gun delivering a burst of cyanide gas causing death easy to misidentify as a heart attack, and tiny pellets smeared with .

News

  • Redskins broadcast misidentifies not 1, not 2, but 3 Redskins

    We've seen TV chyrons misidentify players in the past, but how about three out of five? Never seen that one before. (That's Alfred Morris on the left, Darrel Young next to him, and Pierre Garcon second from the right.)
    on August 30, 2013     Source: Philly.com

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