misleading

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Verb[change]

Plain form
mislead

Third-person singular
misleads

Past tense
misled

Past participle
misled

Present participle
misleading

  1. The present participle of mislead.

Adjective[change]

Positive
misleading

Comparative
more misleading

Superlative
most misleading

  1. If someone or something is misleading, it is leading you to a lie. It is false and deceptive.
    Many advertisements for weight loss products are misleading because they promise results without diet or exercise.
    The wolf's disguise and inviting voice were misleading tricks to trap Little Red Riding Hood.'

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