verb mis·judge \ˌmis-ˈjəj\

: to have an unfair opinion about (someone)

: to estimate (something, such as an amount, distance, etc.) incorrectly

Full Definition of MISJUDGE

intransitive verb
:  to be mistaken in judgment
transitive verb
:  to estimate wrongly
:  to have an unjust opinion of
mis·judg·ment \-ˈjəj-mənt\ noun

Examples of MISJUDGE

  1. I can see that I've completely misjudged you. I apologize.
  2. The outfielder misjudged the fly ball and it went over his head.
  3. The pilot misjudged the landing.

First Known Use of MISJUDGE

15th century

Rhymes with MISJUDGE


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