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Adjective: misplaced  ,mis'pleyst
  1. Put in the wrong place or position
    "She was penalized for a spelling mistake or a misplaced accent"
  2. Lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place
    "misplaced tickets";
    - mislaid
Verb: misplace  mis'pleys
  1. Place (something) where one cannot find it again
    "I misplaced my eyeglasses";
    - mislay
  2. Place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
    "misplaced modifiers"

See also: disarranged, lost

Type of: lay, lose, place, pose, position, put, set

Encyclopedia: Misplaced