Definition of miscredit in US English:

miscredit

noun

  • Disrepute, loss of credit. Also as a count noun: a negative grade or mark. rare.

verb

  • with object To misattribute; to credit wrongly.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From mis- + credit.

Pronunciation

miscredit

/ˌmɪsˈkrɛdɪt/