miscall

Part of speech: verb

To give a wrong or bad name to.

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Usage examples "miscall":

  1. You need not miscall your own niece, I should think. - "Athelstane Ford", Allen Upward.
  2. But why miscall this noble prince a monster? - "Hereward, The Last of the English", Charles Kingsley.
  3. That is no reason she should flout and miscall her dead sister, of whom she was always jealous! - "Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland", Charlotte M. Yonge.