misspeak misspeak  /mɪs S ˈpik/

Definition(s):

  • (v) pronounce a word incorrectly

Usage(s):

  1. A third White House official, via e-mail, said that Sebelius didn't misspeak.
  2. Conclusion: In his comparison of the proposed Latin American maneuvers with those of other years, the President did not misspeak.

News

  • Sutter: Richards 50-50 to play in Game 5

    Kings coach Darryl Sutter didn’t want to misspeak again Saturday when it came to center Mike Richards.        
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

Quotes

  1. "We all misspeak from time to time and I immediately corrected it. Just as Sen. Obama said he was looking forward to meeting the president of Canada, we all misspeak from time to time," McCain told reporters in London.
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Reuters

  2. "This has been a very long campaign," a laughing Clinton said in an interview with Pittsburgh radio station KDKA. "I did misspeak the other day."
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: AFP

  3. Scott McClellan, the White House spokesman, said the mistake merely showed that "even the most straightforward and plain-spoken people misspeak."
    on Aug 6, 2004 By: Scott McClellan Source: Collective Bellaciao

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