AskDefine | Define mislay

Dictionary Definition

mislay v : place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses" [syn: misplace, lose] [also: mislaid]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /'mɪsleɪ/
    Rhymes: -eɪ


  1. To leave or lay something in the wrong place and then forget where one put it.



Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

be bereaved of, default, drop, forfeit, go astray from, incur loss, kiss good-bye, let slip, lose, lose out, mislocate, misplace, misput, miss, sacrifice, suffer loss, undergo privation, wander from
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