transitive verb-·cast′, -·cast′ing
- to cast (an actor) in an unsuitable role
- to cast (a play or film) with actors unsuited to their roles
transitive verbmis·cast, mis·cast·ing, mis·casts
- To cast in an unsuitable role.
- To cast (a role, play, or film) inappropriately.
(third-person singular simple present miscasts, present participle miscasting, simple past and past participle miscast)
- An erroneous cast or reckoning.
- Erroneously cast
From mis- +"Ž cast.