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misplay

mis·play

misplay

 
pronunciation:
mihs pleI
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: in sports, a mistake or illegal move during play.
They lost the game because of too many misplays.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: misplayed, misplaying, misplays
definition: in sports, to make a mistake or illegal move on or with.
She misplayed the ball.