MISNOMER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MISNOMER
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 n.  error in naming person or place; incorrect designation
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1  Herbal "tea" is something of a misnomer because these drinks contain no tea at all.
2  It's something of a misnomer to refer to these inexperienced boys as soldiers.
3  The essay did make the point that the name “greenhouse effect” is a misnomer, which is correct.