Definition of mischarge in US English:

mischarge

noun

rare
  • A charge wrongly levied or entered in an account.

verb

  • 1no object To charge an incorrect amount to (a person or organization).

  • 2with object To make a false or incorrect accusation against (a person or thing). Now rare.

  • 3with object Molecular Biology. To link (a molecule of transfer RNA) with the wrong amino acid.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Charlotte Smith (1749–1806), poet and novelist. From mis- + charge<br>late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From mis- + charge.

Pronunciation

mischarge

/ˈmɪstʃɑːdʒ/