mishear

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English misheren, from Old English mishȳran, mishīeran (to hear amiss, not listen to, disobey), equivalent to mis- +‎ hear.

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mishear (third-person singular simple present mishears, present participle mishearing, simple past and past participle misheard)

  1. To hear wrongly.
  2. To misunderstand.

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