Pronunciation: (mis-kast', -käst'), [key]
—v.t., -cast, -cast•ing.
1. to assign an unsuitable role to (an actor): Tom was miscast as Romeo.
2. to allot (a role) to an unsuitable actor.
3. to select unsuitable actors for (a play, motion picture, or the like).
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