Meaning of “miscast” in the English Dictionary

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"miscast" in British English

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miscastverb [ T ]

uk /ˌmɪsˈkɑːst/ us /ˌmɪsˈkæst/ miscast, miscast

to choose someone to act in a film or play in a role for which they are unsuitable:

Tom Hanks was miscast as the arrogant city high-flyer.

(Definition of “miscast” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)