Simple Definition of prejudge
: to form an opinion about (someone or something) before you have enough understanding or knowledge
Full Definition of prejudge
: to judge before hearing or before full and sufficient examination
prejudgmentplay \-ˈjəj-mənt\ noun
Examples of prejudge in a sentence
Officials complain that some reporters have prejudged the outcome of the investigation.
She was wrong for prejudging him.
Origin and Etymology of prejudge
Middle French prejuger, from Latin praejudicare, from prae- + judicare to judge — more at judge
First Known Use: 1579
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