Definition of mishear verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mishear

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈhɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈhɪr//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mishear
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈhɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈhɪr//
 
he / she / it mishears
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈhɪəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈhɪrz//
 
past simple misheard
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈhɜːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈhɜːrd//
 
past participle misheard
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈhɜːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈhɜːrd//
 
-ing form mishearing
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈhɪərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈhɪrɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] mishear (somebody) | mishear what… to fail to hear correctly what somebody says, so that you think they said something else You may have misheard her—I'm sure she didn't mean that. I thought he said he was coming today, but I must have misheard.
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