Bedeutung von “misnomer” — Learner’s Dictionary

misnomer

noun [ C ] us uk /mɪsˈnəʊmər/

a name that is not suitable for the person or thing that it refers to:

[ usually singular ] It's a misnomer to call young car thieves 'joyriders'.

(Definition von “misnomer” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)