Definition of mistranslation in US English:



  • See mistranslate

    • ‘There are no amusing typos, which is a notable absence given that mistranslations have been a mainstay of British comedy for decades.’
    • ‘The mistranslation, despite appearances, was not the cause for my concern.’
    • ‘She put too many vague sentences in the story, which eventually caused our mistranslation.’
    • ‘There are many unbelievers who tried to point out several alleged contradictions in the Qur'an but all of their attempts were either out of context, mistranslations or misquotations.’
    • ‘A reasonable man might call this mistranslation at least.’