Synonyms for misquoting
- build up
- cover up
- give snow job
- phony up
- spread it on
- take out of context
- throw a curve
- trump up
Antonyms for misquoting
- be forthright
- be honest
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MISQUOTING
Hinton, Handbook to Arizona, 388, 1878 (misquoting Hakluyt).
Garlichithe's apologies to Mr. Hughes are due, not so much for neglecting his communications as for misquoting them.
Now, from Macleods habit of misquoting the finest lines it would seem that his love for poetry was not a poets love.
Very few things will make a man so angry as the misquoting of his words.
"'We shall meet, but we shall miss you—there will be one vacant chair,'" murmured the young officer, misquoting a song of the day.
"I am gathering rosebuds while I may, Mr. Pash," said he, misquoting Herrick's charming line.