Definition of misprint in English:

misprint

noun

Pronunciation /ˈmɪsprɪnt//ˈmisprint/
  • An error in printed text.

    ‘Galway might be a misprint for Galloway’
    • ‘Some are full of misprints, errors and inappropriacies; others can stand comparison with imported texts.’
    • ‘The proof of this result is correct, but this is one of two places in the book where there are undefined terms and confusing misprints.’
    • ‘In that case, however, there are misprints in his entries 10 and 13.’
    • ‘The coded form of instructions for the developmental process is, like the written word, subject to misprints when it is reproduced.’
    • ‘Their copyist also annotated the printed pages of the partbooks in a neat, careful hand, correcting some of its many misprints.’
    • ‘A small observation: I did not detect any misprints.’
    • ‘The book itself is handsomely presented, but surprisingly for a BBC publication, contains quite a few misprints and typos.’
    • ‘Publishers seem more alive to comments about misprints, price and design than they are to the scholarly purposes served by reviews.’
    • ‘Some computer-set examples are badly spaced, and examples taken from published editions have not been checked for obvious misprints.’
    • ‘A number of misprints and proof reading errors are present which could have been avoided.’
    • ‘The editing is splendid except for an inordinate number of misprints, especially in proper names and in foreign words.’
    • ‘Yet my scorecard is riddled with misprints.’
    • ‘I noticed very few misprints or other mistakes.’
    • ‘The word ‘rotter’ did not appear in my letter, it is either a misprint, or interpretation by the printers.’
    • ‘The present bibliography intends to provide a comprehensive reference guide to the publications dealing with Shakespeare on television, updating and revising misprints and inaccuracies in previous bibliographies.’
    • ‘The rest of the volume sets out to prove that dictum, invoking misprints and failed corrections as emblems for how people think and how the world makes of itself a kind of accidental sense.’
    • ‘Most of the misprints involve missing auxiliary symbols.’
    • ‘I used to be able to read the Guardian and not spot the misprints.’
    • ‘Sure, White's career stats almost look like a misprint.’
    mistake, error, printing error, printing mistake, typographical error, typographical mistake, typesetting error, typesetting mistake, keyboarding error, keyboarding mistake, keying error, keying mistake, typing error, typing mistake, corrigendum, erratum
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verb

[WITH OBJECT]
Pronunciation /mɪsˈprɪnt//misˈprint/
  • Print (something) incorrectly.

    • ‘According to the Michigan Secretary of State, the misprinted ballot was confined to a single precinct in the city of Alma and was sent to only 69 voters.’
    • ‘The misprinted 1918 ‘Jenny’ stamp was bought by an anonymous collector.’
    • ‘The misprinting of two figures on a diagram rendered one of the six questions in the maths exam impossible to answer.’
    • ‘Anybody who says this is obviously a telemarketer, because they've read my misprinted name in the phone book.’
    • ‘One of the papers had misprinted our daughter Dori's name, Isadora, as Aishwarya.’
    • ‘That misprinted movie name is in hundreds of thousands of copies of The Great Unraveling; it will linger forever in the minds of many people who, like us journalists, don't know that there's an error to look for.’
    • ‘It was misprinted on some that were sent out, so it was correct.’
    • ‘In the meantime, the title of the film comes from the prize that is up for grabs - rare, misprinted stamps from the Weimar Republic called ‘Nine Queens.’’
    • ‘On August 28 he complained to Guardian reporter, ‘You guys misprinted me.’’
    • ‘In the reviews of Studia Fennica Folkloristica no.s 2 and 3 in the 1999 issue of Folklore, the Finnish word runo was misprinted as rung.’
    • ‘The phone number for information and ordering was misprinted.’
    • ‘News of the maddening: the AIGA misprinted my book cover in the 2004 design annual.’
    • ‘Yes, five poems in a row are misprinted.’
    • ‘Certainly, the exams didn't look to be getting off to the best start, when the first person noticed that the rubric was misprinted as ‘Answer all 5 questions’.’
    • ‘The address listed for the restaurant Le Club Sandwich was misprinted.’
    • ‘Some idiot, either by accident or with purpose, had misprinted it.’
    • ‘I actually had not planned on seeing this movie until today, but a misprinted movie schedule led me astray with tales of Sunday afternoon French movies.’
    • ‘The West Yorkshire-based group said the number had been misprinted by a single digit because of a human error, which it noticed only after being contacted by a customer.’
    • ‘Sounds like you've got a misprinted edition, with a repeated signature in it.’
    • ‘Ballot papers were misprinted, or had errors in, and then had to be reprinted, checked, and distributed (or in some cases re-distributed) all to a strict deadline.’

Pronunciation

misprint

Noun/ˈmɪsprɪnt/

misprint

Verb/mɪsˈprɪnt/