Translation of misnomer in Spanish:

misnomer

nombre poco apropiado, n.

Pronunciation /mɪsˈnəʊmə//mɪsˈnoʊmər/

noun

formal

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    nombre poco apropiado masculine
    it is a (bit of a) misnomer to call this a lake es (algo) inexacto llamarle a esto 'lago'
    • Schizophrenia is a misnomer but, for historical reasons, the name has remained.
    • I think that Web services may be a big misnomer.
    • This year Noosa also hosted its third Noosa Longweekend, a name that is something of a misnomer considering the event runs for 10 days.
    • It is our observation that their findings were not true cysts (filled with fluid); the term pseudocyst is also a misnomer.
    • In fact the title of the book is a bit of a misnomer.
    • The latter designation is a misnomer, because a mild degree of ketosis often is present, and a true coma is uncommon.
    • His title Head of Strategy and Communications was a vast misnomer.
    • But, as I said, the title ‘Land Transport Management Bill’ is a total misnomer.
    • ‘Pulse bombs’ was a misnomer, but a favourite name for the EMP charges.
    • Indeed, the very name seems a misnomer, suggesting that justice has been definitely achieved just by spending a few extra pennies that fair trade guarantees above the market price.
    • Consider one of the misnomers for the product, ‘blacktop.’
    • In an attempt to dispel fears about bats, the teachers were told how the name ‘vampire bat’ is almost a misnomer for the three species of bats that do suck blood.
    • I always thought that was a just a cute name… or a misnomer, like Pennsylvania Dutch.
    • The name amicus curiae is generally acknowledged as something of a misnomer, in that very few amici intend primarily to help the court.
    • The name is a bit of a misnomer, as I actually would slightly bend my knees, thereby taking stress off them.
    • The notion of ‘free education’ is really a misnomer.
    • The disease name is actually a misnomer because North Carolina reports the most number of cases.
    • For years that name ‘Softbank’ has seemed a slight misnomer.
    • Gideon and Annie agreed the word trivia is in many ways a misnomer for important knowledge.
    • Since neurogenic genes do not exhibit proneural activity, the name ‘Tufted’ is somewhat of a misnomer.