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Meaning of MISCUE

Pronunciation:  mis'kyoo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
  2. [n]  a faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball

MISCUE is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: parapraxis, slip, slip-up
 See Also: billiards, error, fault, Freudian slip, mistake, pocket billiards, pool, shot, stroke



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mis*cue"\, n. (Billiards)
A false stroke with a billiard cue, the cue slipping from the
ball struck without impelling it as desired.

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