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.”
Recent Examples of mishear from the Web
There have been reported cases where Amazon Echoes randomly started laughing, a glitch attributed to the device mishearing speech.
That’s called a mondegreen, when a word or phrase is created after mishearing something said or sung.
Mishearing the TV can be a sign of hearing loss, but ears aren’t the only culprit.
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MISHEAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mishear for English Language Learners
: to hear (a person who is speaking) incorrectly : to hear (something that is said) incorrectly
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