Definition of mishear in English:


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Pronunciation: /mɪsˈhɪə

verb (past and past participle misheard /-ˈhəːd/)

[with object]
  • Fail to hear (a person or their words) correctly: she must have misheard him [no object]: for a moment, he thought he had misheard
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    • When asked why he had told the police otherwise, he said: ‘They must've misheard me’.
    • He must have misheard me, because he looked at me with dumb uncomprehending love.
    • No, you must have misheard me… I didn't say I couldn't read, I said I didn't like to.

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