Translation of "misconstrue" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌmɪs.kənˈstruː/ us /ˌmɪs.kənˈstruː/ formal

to form a false understanding of the meaning or intention of something that someone does or says

She said Harris had misconstrued her comments.
Their caution was misconstrued as cowardice.

(Translation of “misconstrue” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˌmiskənˈstruː/

(formal) to misunderstand; to interpret wrongly

interpretar mal, malinterpretar
That’s not what she meant, her statement was misconstrued.

(Translation of “misconstrue” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)