misnomer \mis-NO-muhr\, noun:
1. The misnaming of a person in a legal instrument, as in a complaint or indictment.
2. Any misnaming of a person or thing; also, a wrong or inapplicable name or designation.
|Calling the new Tide offense the "McElwain Offense" will be a bit of a misnomer since roughly 70% of the playbook will remain the same.|