transitive verb-·did′, -·done′, -·do′ing
Origin of misdoMiddle English misdoen from Old English misdon: see mis- and do
transitive verbmis·did, mis·done, mis·do·ing, mis·does,
(third-person singular simple present misdoes, present participle misdoing, simple past misdid, past participle misdone)
From Middle English misdon, from Old English misdÅn (“to do evil, transgress, do amiss, err"), from Proto-Germanic *missadÅnÄ… (“to do wrongly"), from *missa- (“mis-"), *dÅnÄ… (“to do"), corresponding to mis- +"Ž do. Cognate with Old Frisian misdÅ«a (“to misdo"), Dutch misdoen (“to offend, do wrongly"), Middle Low German misdÅn (“to misdo"), Middle High German missetuon (“to transgress, offend, blame"). More at mis-, do.