(verb past tense) To confuse another's statement via a combination of misunderstanding and not properly hearing the other person.

Oftentimes the result of becoming distracted mid-sentence and then snapping back only to find that the conversation has taken an unexpected turn.
He drove to the wrong movie theater?! He must've misunderheard me during dinner.
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when an individual fails to correctly hear what another individual has said.
I must have misuderheard what you said because I thought you said "I love you" but you really said "I loathe you."
by Kevin L. Burke, Ph.D. January 29, 2004

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A verb meaning to misunderstand something overheard due to the fact you weren't paying attention or the initiator was speaking too softly.
I thought she said she wanted to hook up, but I misunderheard her because she was whispering in the club.

He was misunderheard because his posse was making too much noise.
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overhearing something inaccurately
That's not what I said. She must have misunderheard me.
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when you are listening to someone tell you something, but not quite grasping the concept.
I'm sorry Monie, will you repeat that..I misunderheard.
by Monie Beth April 10, 2005

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