transitive verb mis·ken \(ˈ)mis+\

Definition of misken

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish a :  to have incorrect ideas about :  misunderstand b :  to have a false estimation of (oneself)

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  misknow 1

  3. 3 chiefly Scottish :  to pretend not to know :  ignore

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Origin and Etymology of misken

Middle English (Scots) miskennen, from 1mis- + kennen to ken — more at ken

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