mis·​know | \ ˌmis-ˈnō How to pronounce misknow (audio) \
misknew\ ˌmis-​ˈnü How to pronounce misknow (audio) , -​ˈnyü \; misknown\ ˌmis-​ˈnōn How to pronounce misknow (audio) \; misknowing

Definition of misknow

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from misknow

misknowledge \ ˌmis-​ˈnä-​lij How to pronounce misknow (audio) \ noun

Examples of misknow in a Sentence

so often, for all of our presumption, we misknow the hearts of others

First Known Use of misknow

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about misknow

Time Traveler for misknow

Time Traveler

The first known use of misknow was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Statistics for misknow

Cite this Entry

“Misknow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misknow. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on misknow

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for misknow

Comments on misknow

What made you want to look up misknow? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Words Used by Nabokov Quiz

  • image1676440788
  • Choose the best definition or synonym for the word in bold: "There are some eructations that sound like cheers—at least, mine did." Lolita
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!