Meaning of miscarry

mis•car•ry

Pronunciation: (mis-kar'ē for 1 also mis'kar&secē), [key]
— -ried, -ry•ing.
  1. to have a miscarriage of a fetus.
  2. to fail to attain the right or desired end; be unsuccessful: The plan miscarried.
  3. to go astray or be lost in transit, as a letter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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