mislaid mislaid  /mɪs ˈleɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place
  2. (v) place (something) where one cannot find it again

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He is met by Scots Canniness: the wandering eye, the mislaid wallet, the pensive loiter, the unprevented calamity.
  2. Unlike most period pieces, Cinderella Man encourages us to fondly recall not songs or clothes but values we have largely mislaid.
  3. Few minutes before lecture time a man from the projection room scuttled up to the platform, confessed to the astronomer that the slides had been mislaid.

News

  1. App Could Help Drivers Find Mislaid Car Keys

    Carmaker Volvo is planning to boost its popular On Call smartphone app in order to help absent-minded drivers locate mislaid car keys.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

  2. Volvo App Could Help Drivers Find Mislaid Car Keys

    Carmaker Volvo is planning to boost its popular On Call smartphone app in order to help absent-minded drivers locate mislaid car keys.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

Quotes

  1. "If that percentage of money had been diverted, far more than a million people would have died," Geldof told The Times. "It's possible that in one of the worst, longest-running conflicts on the continent some money was mislaid."
    on Mar 4, 2010 By: Bob Geldof Source: UPI.com

  2. In a unity appeal Rhodri explained that Labour had "temporarily mislaid that magic recipe for blending the mushy peas of Old Labour with the guacamole of New Labour".
    on Sep 27, 2009 By: Rhodri Morgan Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "This letter was mislaid and a departmental liaison officer found it last week, date stamped it and posted last Thursday," Mrs Kelly told parliament. "This was an administrative oversight by the department. Since being sworn in as Minister...
    on Dec 6, 2004 By: De-Anne Kelly Source: The Age

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