Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MISQUOTED

Sufficient unto the day—No, hang it, I think I misquoted it.

Be good, sweet lad, and let who will be clever, misquoted Phil with a chuckle.

"'I am all the sisters of my father's house,'" he misquoted cheerily.

I could not love you half so much, loved I not honour more, misquoted Edward.

Apparently Mr. Bland's informant has misquoted in conversation.

The letter contains two lines of a hymn which you have misquoted.

"Man's work is from sun to sun, but a doctor's work is never done," he misquoted.

Hanlon grinned and misquoted, "Life is real, life is earnest, and the gravy is my goal."

Tourgeniff (1 time) Could be misquoted by character, left as original.

If you misquoted Sullivan it means a bad thing for our paper.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s; see mis- (1) + quote (v.). First recorded in Shakespeare.

Related: Misquoted; misquoting. As a noun from 1855.