misquote misquote  /mɪs ˈkwoʊt/


  1. (n) an incorrect quotation
  2. (v) quote incorrectly


  1. A misquote of a demolition expert propagated the explosives theory.
  2. I do hope Letterman sees this misquote and can fix it himself.
  3. That was also my take on his actual writing as opposed to the misquote.



  1. "To set the record straight, I was never given a handshake at an airport and said, 'Thanks a lot,'" Fortune told Sun Media. "That was sort of a misquote [on my part]. It was the proverbial handshake. Nobody really said, 'Thanks a lot, kid.' I...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: JD Fortune Source: ChartAttack

  2. "This team is much better prepared than ours in 1983 because of the sheer volume of one-day cricket that it has played and against almost all the opponents. I am not saying this is a better team, please do not misquote me," Gavaskar said after...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Sunil Gavaskar Source: Hindu

  3. "A lot of it had to do, I think, with his utter belief in the power of the words that he had crafted," Gleeson said. "He was a wordsmith. Words were his passion and, I guess, his weapon, too. But people continue to misquote him, probably more...
    on May 31, 2009 By: Brendan Gleeson Source: Edmonton Sun

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