from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To hear wrongly; misunderstand.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To hear wrongly.
- v. To misunderstand.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To hear incorrectly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mistake in hearing.
From Middle English misheren, from Old English mishȳran, mishīeran ("to hear amiss, not listen to, disobey"), equivalent to mis- + hear. (Wiktionary)