Share this entry

misadventure
American English: /ˌmɪsədˈvɛn(t)ʃər/
British English: /mɪsədˈvɛntʃə/

Translation of misadventure in Spanish:

noun

  • a bit of a misadventure
    un pequeño percance
    death by misadventure (British English) (Law)
    muerte (feminine) accidental
    Example sentences
    • Having a majority of eleven against him, the wise juryman consented to a merciful verdict of death by misadventure.
    • The jury at the inquest into his death recorded a verdict of death by misadventure yesterday.
    • An inquest recorded a verdict of death by misadventure after hearing she died of acute peritonitis, caused by the perforation of her bowel during the operation.

Definition of misadventure in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: