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Etymology

mis- + speak

Verb

Infinitive
to misspeak

Third person singular
misspeaks

Simple past
misspoke

Past participle
misspoken

Present participle
misspeaking

to misspeak (third-person singular simple present misspeaks, present participle misspeaking, simple past misspoke, past participle misspoken)
  1. To fail to pronounce, utter, or speak correctly
    He didn't say you were 'tired.' He said you were 'fired.' He misspoke or you misheard.

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