Simple Definition of mishear
: to hear (a person who is speaking) incorrectly : to hear (something that is said) incorrectly
Examples of mishear in a sentence
You misheard me. I said I was feeling anxious, not angry.
I must have misheard the instructions.
I misheard “mother” as “mutter.”
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of mishear
before 12th century
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