misruling


misruling
'mɪs'ruːl n. poor management, evil government v. manage badly, govern in an evil manner

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  • Abbot of Misrule — Misrule Mis*rule , n. 1. The act, or the result, of misruling. [1913 Webster] 2. Disorder; confusion; tumult from insubordination. [1913 Webster] Enormous riot and misrule surveyed. Pope. [1913 Webster] {Abbot of Misrule}, or {Lord of Misrule}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lord of Misrule — Misrule Mis*rule , n. 1. The act, or the result, of misruling. [1913 Webster] 2. Disorder; confusion; tumult from insubordination. [1913 Webster] Enormous riot and misrule surveyed. Pope. [1913 Webster] {Abbot of Misrule}, or {Lord of Misrule}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misrule — Mis*rule , n. 1. The act, or the result, of misruling. [1913 Webster] 2. Disorder; confusion; tumult from insubordination. [1913 Webster] Enormous riot and misrule surveyed. Pope. [1913 Webster] {Abbot of Misrule}, or {Lord of Misrule}. See under …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misrule — I. transitive verb Date: 14th century to rule incompetently ; misgovern II. noun Date: 14th century 1. the action of misruling ; the condition of being misruled 2. disorder, anarchy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Simon Chimbetu — Infobox musical artist Name = Simon Chopper Chimbetu Img capt = Img size = 250 Landscape = yes Background = singer Birth name = Simon Chimbetu Alias = Chopper Born = birth date|1955|9|23 Harare, Zimbabwe, Origin = Mashonaland Died = death date… …   Wikipedia

  • Tufa Wugu — (禿髮烏孤) (d. 399), formally Prince Wu of Wuwei (武威武王), was the founding prince of the Chinese/Xianbei state Southern Liang. He was initially a vassal of Later Liang s emperor Lü Guang, but seeing how Lü Guang was misruling his people, declared… …   Wikipedia

  • misrule — misruler, n. /mis roohl /, n., v., misruled, misruling. n. 1. bad or unwise rule; misgovernment. 2. disorder or lawlessness. v.t. 3. to misgovern. [1300 50; ME misreulen (v.), misreule (n.). See MIS 1, RULE] * * * …   Universalium

  • misrule — {{11}}misrule (n.) late 14c., bad government of a state; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + RULE (Cf. rule) (n.). Meaning disorderly conduct or living is from c.1400, obsolete except in Lord of Misrule, one chosen to preside over Christmas games in a great …   Etymology dictionary

  • misrule — /mɪsˈrul/ (say mis roohl) noun 1. bad or unwise rule; misgovernment. 2. disorder or lawless tumult. –verb (t), verb (i) (misruled, misruling) 3. → misgovern. –misruler, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • misrule — [mis ro͞ol′, mis′ro͞ol΄] vt. misruled, misruling to rule badly or unjustly; misgovern n. 1. misgovernment 2. disorder or riot …   English World dictionary


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