Definition of "misdirect" [mis•di•rect]

  • (verb-transitive) To aim (a blow or projectile, for example) badly.
  • (verb-transitive) To give wrong instructions or directions to.
  • (verb-transitive) To put a wrong address on (a piece of mail).

Use "misdirect" in a sentence

  • "Looks like Another Joe has been brainwashed by the right-whiners, is attempting to misdirect from the topic at hand by regurgitating talking-points, and wants to parade ignorant distractions."
  • "David Lightman, Miami Herald, Out of bounds: McCain-Palin misdirect blame for immigration flop"
  • "The strategy of misdirect is always the way a good misleading person would function."

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