Definition of mis-set in US English:

mis-set

adjective

  • That has been incorrectly set.

verb

  • with object To adjust or calibrate (a device or its controls) incorrectly.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Margaret Mead (1901–1978), anthropologist. From mis-set, past participle of mis-set<br>Middle English (in an earlier sense). From mis- + set.

Pronunciation

mis-set

/ˌmɪsˈsɛt/