Deceptive or tending to mislead or create a false impression. (adjective)
Present participle of mislead. (verb)
Examples of word misleading
Is the title misleading, absolutely, but anyone who sees the word FREE on any Ad and does not read the disclaimers is an idiot.
The Veterans of Foreign War called the pot group use of the acronym "misleading and illegal,"
I know some people who found the title misleading and believed the film to be another terrorist drama.
A better question would be, why is the title misleading?
After Politico reported Gingrich appearing to agree with a voter in South Carolina to lay off, his campaign sent out a statement over what it called "misleading reports":Instead of accepting the responsibility to answer questions about his business background, the Romney campaign is throwing up a smokescreen about an attack on capitalism.