Definition of 'misplaced'
Video: pronunciation of 'misplaced'
Example sentences containing 'misplaced'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
She appeared totally misplaced, sitting amongst all the people in their grey suits. GYPSY MASALA (2004)To tell the truth I felt sorry for most White people and wondered how they ever had acquired their misplaced superiority complex. ICED (2004)
Trends of 'misplaced'
In Common Usage. misplaced is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'misplaced'
British English: misplaced ADJECTIVE
If you describe a feeling or action as misplaced, you are critical of it because you think it is inappropriate, or directed towards the wrong thing or person.
Lenders rely on the misplaced loyalty of existing borrowers to make their profit.
Definition of misplaced from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.