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MISNOMER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does misnomer mean? 

MISNOMER (noun)
  The noun MISNOMER has 1 sense:

1. an incorrect or unsuitable name

  Familiarity information: MISNOMER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MISNOMER (noun)


Sense 1misnomer [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An incorrect or unsuitable name

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("misnomer" is a kind of...):

name (a language unit by which a person or thing is known)


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