A wrong or inaccurate use of a name or term.
Person 1: The United States is wonderful isn't it?Democracy at its finest.
Person 2: That's a Misnomer,The United States is a Republic.If it were a Democracy then Al Gore would have won the 2000 Presidential Election as he had the majority of popular votes.
by Call me Mike April 23, 2013
a teacher used as an excuse to skip class
La'Tron why were you absent from class yesterday?", "man, i was up in misnomer class
by dirtydiapaz February 23, 2011
1.) A word that has a very decieving name.
2.) Any name defined on the Urban Dictionary
1.) I walked across turtle street expecting turtles, and I saw a bunch of tortoises. #totalmisnomer #toomanyhashtags
2.) Jeff: I looked up my name on the Urban dictionary. I'm a god now.

All sane human beings: Oh, it's a misnomer.
by PrepKeNile October 27, 2014

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