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

MISJUDGMENT Defined for Kids


verb mis·judge \mis-ˈjəj\

Definition of MISJUDGE for Kids

:  to make a wrong or unfair judgment or estimate of


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