mɪs'leɪə(r) n. person who misplaces things, person who puts things in the wrong place

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mislayer — Mis*lay er, n. One who mislays. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mislayer — See mislay. * * * …   Universalium

  • mislay — mislayer, n. /mis lay /, v.t., mislaid, mislaying. 1. to lose temporarily; misplace: He mislaid his keys. 2. to lay or place wrongly; arrange or situate improperly: to mislay linoleum. [1350 1400; ME mysse layen. See MIS 1, LAY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mislay — /mɪsˈleɪ / (say mis lay) verb (t) (mislaid, mislaying) 1. to put in a place afterwards forgotten. 2. to lay or place wrongly; misplace. –mislayer, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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