misdirection synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term misdirection:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misdirectionnoun

    an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge

    distraction, mismanagement

  2. misdirectionnoun

    incorrect directions or instructions

    distraction, mismanagement

  3. mismanagement, misdirectionnoun

    management that is careless or inefficient

    distraction, misdirection, mismanagement

  4. distraction, misdirectionnoun

    the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something

    distraction, beguilement, misdirection, mismanagement

Editors Contribution

  1. head fake

    to appear to be doing one thing and doing another insstead.

    president lincoln head faked his potential assassins by disguising himself and arriving on a different schedule.

    Submitted by michaelhenning2 on October 28, 2021

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

embezzlement, misappropriation

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