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synonyms for miscue

  • blooper
  • mistake
  • fluff
  • slip
  • err
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How to use miscue in a sentence

Only one played in 2010, and that was Johnson, who tied for fifth after a singular miscue, a memorable two-shot penalty when he ground his club into a bunker after thinking it a waste area rather than a bunker.
STEVE STRICKER’S U.S. RYDER CUP TEAM HAS FRESH FACES, FEWER SCARSCHUCK CULPEPPERSEPTEMBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Knizner sped by first and dug an extra 90 feet on the miscue.
MAX SCHERZER AND THE NATIONALS OVERCOME A HOWLING WIND TO END THEIR HOMESTAND ON A HIGHJESSE DOUGHERTYAPRIL 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It might be even more impressive that, in both cases, he has immediately followed those miscues with birdies.
WITH CONFIDENCE AND CALM, HIDEKI MATSUYAMA ENDS JAPAN’S LONG WAIT FOR A MASTERS TITLECHUCK CULPEPPER, SCOTT ALLEN, DES BIELERAPRIL 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By attempting a return, teams risk more miscues near their own end zone for little upside.
WHY ARE WE STILL RETURNING KICKS IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL?JAKE LOURIMDECEMBER 11, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
“C.,” who was painfully conscious that he might have made a miscue in the matter of the quotation, answered sharply.
CAP'N WARREN'S WARDSJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
Who originated this scheme of revising the Bible we do not know, but whoever it was made a miscue.
PECK'S SUNSHINEGEORGE W. PECK
It hurts her more than anything to make a miscue on the charitable side.
THE HELPERSFRANCIS LYNDE
You're no inventor, but you're always pretty handy in telling me where I make a miscue in my machines.
MOTOR MATT; OR, THE KING OF THE WHEELSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
This effort is ruined by an appalling miscue which affects the new cloth.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, JULY 25, 1917VARIOUS
Miscue, mis-kū′, n. at billiards, a stroke spoiled by the slipping off of the cue.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MISCUE

  • blooper
  • blunder
  • bonehead play
  • boo-boo
  • bungle
  • error
  • false move
  • faux pas
  • flub
  • flummox
  • foulup
  • gaffe
  • goof-up
  • miscalculation
  • miscue
  • misstep
  • muddle
  • muff
  • oversight
  • screw-up
  • slipup
  • snafu
  • whoops
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.