Definitions of misleading

adj designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently

“a misleading similarity”
“statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading
deceptive, shoddy
dishonest, dishonorable
deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.