Meaning of miscue

mis•cue

Pronunciation: (mis-ky'), [key]
— n., v., -cued, -cu•ing.
—n.
  1. a failure to execute a play, stroke, or maneuver properly; an error.
  2. a mistake.
  3. to make a mistake.
  4. to fail to answer one's cue or to answer another's cue.
—v.t.
  1. to give the wrong cue to.

mis•cue

Pronunciation: (mis-ky'), [key]
— n., v., -cued, -cu•ing.
—n.
  1. a stroke in which the cue fails to make solid contact with the cue ball.
—v.i.
  1. to make a miscue.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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