v. /mis hit"/; n., adj., /mis"hit'/, v., mishit, mishitting, n., adj.
1. to hit (a ball) badly or incorrectly, as in tennis or cricket.
2. a bad or faulty hit, as in tennis or cricket.
3. (of a ball) hit badly.
[1880-85; MIS-1 + HIT]

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