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English definition of “mishear”

mishear

verb [I or T] uk   /ˌmɪsˈhɪər/ us    /-ˈhɪr/ (misheard, misheard)
to fail to hear someone's words correctly or in the way that was intended and to think that something different was said: I'm sure I never said that! You must have misheard (me).Using the ears
(Definition of mishear from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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