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Definition of Misnomer

Misnomer
Misnomer Mis*no"mer, n. [OF. pref. mes- amiss, wrong (L. minus less) + F. nommer to name, L. nominare, fr. nomen name. See Name.] The misnaming of a person in a legal instrument, as in a complaint or indictment; any misnaming of a person or thing; a wrong or inapplicable name or title. Many of the changes, by a great misnomer, called parliamentary ``reforms'. --Burke. The word ``synonym' is fact a misnomer. --Whatel?.
Misnomer
Misnomer Mis*no"mer, v. t. To misname. [R.]

Meaning of Misnomer from wikipedia

- A misnomer is a name that is incorrectly applied. Misnomers often arise because something was named long before its correct nature was known, or because...
- Henry Harding Bingley (1887–1972) was a painter in washed oils and watercolour during the early 20th Century. Bingley was born in London but spent many...
- Reality television is a genre of television programming that do****ents purportedly unscripted real-life situations, often starring unknown individuals...
- Misnomer Point is the ice-free tipped point projecting 400 m westwards from the northwest coast of Alfatar Peninsula, Robert Island in the South Shetland...
- In the United Kingdom a chase is a type of common land used for hunting to which there are no specifically designated officers and laws but instead reserved...
- The magnetic amplifier (colloquially known as a "mag amp") is an electromagnetic device for amplifying electrical signals. The magnetic amplifier was invented...
- Globe Awards for his performance in Arbitrage. The title of the movie is a misnomer. Arbitrage involves taking advantage of price differences that exist in...
- it, he compiled his 2008 Lakota dictionary. According to Ullrich, the misnomer of the Yankton-Yanktonai "began with the mid-nineteenth century missionaries...
- from Latin nasus for "nose" and labium for "lip". Nasolabial fold is a misnomer, however. The proper anatomical term is melolabial fold, meaning the fold...
- managed by Australian, state and territory governments. The name may be a misnomer: nearly all parks are land owned and managed by the states and territories...
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