Definition: an unsuitable or incorrect name
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): miscalling, misnaming
1. The term “world traveler” would be a misnomer for me because I’ve never left the town of my birth.
2. According to the critic, the action of calling the awful play a masterpiece is a gigantic misnomer.
3. The misnomer of “Big Jim” doesn’t describe the skinny young man standing behind me.