mislay mislay


  • (v) place (something) where one cannot find it again



  1. There was nothing to sweep under, and no space to mislay things.
  2. The grandchildren mislay the faith while inheriting the wealth that comes as an ironic dividend of cheapening values.
  3. It has allowed the literary world to discover and then mislay him regularly during nearly 40 years of brisk activity.


  • Hillary told me later he "seemed to mislay some scraps of paper with messages on them".
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Edmund Hillary Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /