Part of speech: verb

To print erroneously.

Part of speech: noun

An error in printing.

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Usage examples "misprint":

  1. This statement seemed incomprehensible until it transpired that the word " madchen" was in this instance a misprint for " machten," a word meaning all the European powers. - "The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac", Eugene Field.
  2. Freeman, after pages of mere abuse, would pounce with triumphant ejaculations upon a misprint. - "The Life of Froude", Herbert Paul.
  3. But except one obvious misprint of a single letter, " even" for " ever," there is nothing which does " grave wrong" to the sense, or affects it in any way. - "The Life of Froude", Herbert Paul.