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misnomer

mis·no·mer

misnomer

 
pronunciation:
mihs no mr
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part of speech: noun
definition: an incorrect or inappropriate name.
"The Paradise Hotel" is certainly a misnomer; this place is anything but paradise!
Word Parts
The word misnomer contains the following parts:
nom1, nomin, nomen Latin root that means name
synonyms:
onomas, onomat, onym