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Definition 1: (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for misplay in the sense of this definition

(misplay is a kind of ...) an act that fails

"his failure to pass the test"

(misplay belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: play wrong or in an unskillful manner - [verb of competition]

(misplay is a kind of ...) participate in games or sport

"We played hockey all afternoon" "play cards" "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

Definition 3: play incorrectly, e.g., play a wrong note - [verb of creation]

(misplay is a kind of ...) replay (as a melody)

"Play it again, Sam" "She played the third movement very beautifully"

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