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English noun: misplay

1. misplay (act) (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed


Broader (hypernym)failure

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

English verb: misplay

1. misplay (creation) play incorrectly, e.g., play a wrong note

ExamplesThey will misplay the duet

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)play, spiel

2. misplay (competition) play wrong or in an unskillful manner

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)play

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