Definition of misjudge
: to be mistaken in judgment
1 : to estimate wrongly
2 : to have an unjust opinion of
misjudgmentplay \-ˈjəj-mənt\ noun
Examples of misjudge in a Sentence
I can see that I've completely misjudged you. I apologize.
The outfielder misjudged the fly ball and it went over his head.
The pilot misjudged the landing.
Recent Examples of misjudge from the Web
If, in fact, your friends had misjudged their situation, the honorable thing would have been to return their generous friends’ money.
Gilbert possibly misjudged Griffin, thinking the general manager would accept almost any deal to remain on the job.
Thurman, then a pitcher for the Carolina Mudcats of the Single-A Carolina League, was on a bus headed to a game in Myrtle Beach, S.C. when the driver misjudged her speed and missed a curve in the road.
Pryor's agents completely misjudged the market for their client.
Other boats can also throw you off course, their wake trails causing you to misjudge a turn or suddenly veer in an unintended direction.
The bridge watch on the Fitzgerald apparently missed the course change by the Crystal or misjudged the speed of the ship and thought that the destroyer would pass ahead of the freighter.
Dynamics were harshly terraced with misjudged volume on brass entrances and lower-register string phrases that either got lost or assumed unnecessary prominence in unblended sound.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s misjudged gamble in calling a snap general election failed because liberal voters in many of the most dynamic...
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First Known Use of misjudge
MISJUDGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of misjudge for English Language Learners
: to have an unfair opinion about (someone)
: to estimate (something, such as an amount, distance, etc.) incorrectly
MISJUDGE Defined for Kids
Definition of misjudge for Students
: to make a wrong or unfair judgment or estimate of
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