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Meaning of MISFIRE

Pronunciation:  mis'fIur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
  2. [n]  an explosion that fails to occur
  3. [v]  fail to fire or detonate; "The guns misfired"

MISFIRE is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: dud, miss
 See Also: break, break down, breakdown, conk out, die, equipment failure, fail, failure, give out, give way, go, go bad



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abort, abortion, abortive attempt, blow up, come a cropper, come to nothing, dud, explode, fail, fail miserably, failure, fall through, fizz out, fizzle, fizzle out, flop, get nowhere, go amiss, go astray, go phut, go wrong, hang up, merry chase, miscarriage, miscarry, miscarrying, miss, miss out, miss stays, miss the boat, miss the mark, poop out, vain attempt, wet squib, wild-goose chase