- v lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
- v give false or misleading information to
- s designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
a misleading similarity
statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading
- The false and misleading statements made by William Jefferson Clinton were repeated by the witnesses to the grand jury, causing the grand jury to receive false and misleading .
- The CIA was misleading the Congress.
- The President denies that he made perjurious, false and misleading statements to the grand jury when he testified about statements he had made in the Jones deposition.
- Judd Gregg in The Associated Press
The American taxpayer should be affronted by this little bit of sleight of hand and gamesmanship,said Sen. Judd Gregg, RN.H. "What a piece of misleading, misdirected financial management this is."
- Guy Ritchie in Gigwise
However, in a statement to the BBC today, Madonna and Ritchie said: "We have tried to maintain a dignified silence regarding the details of our divorce for the last few months whilst accepting the obvious media interest. A misleading and inaccurate...
- Barack Obama in Bloomberg
In the final days of campaigns, the say-anything, do- anything politics too often takes over,Obama said. "We've seen it before and we are seeing it again -- ugly phone calls, misleading mail, misleading TV ads, careless, outrageous...