Definition of misregister in English:

misregister

noun

Printing
  • Wrong or imperfect registration or alignment; (Printing) the inaccurate positioning of printed matter on a sheet, especially the misalignment of two or more colours in relation to each other.

verb

  • with object To cause to have an incorrect register; to register wrongly or imperfectly. Usually in pass.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in National Lithographer. From mis- + register<br>1920s; earliest use found in The Indianapolis Star. From mis- + register.

Pronunciation

misregister

/ˌmɪsˈrɛdʒɪstə/