[ verb mis-es-tuh-meyt; noun mis-es-tuh-mit ]
/ verb mɪsˈɛs təˌmeɪt; noun mɪsˈɛs tə mɪt /
verb (used with object), mis·es·ti·mat·ed, mis·es·ti·mat·ing.
to estimate wrongly or inadequately.
a wrong or inadequate estimate.
French Fries Aren’t French: Names That Went WrongRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Related formsmis·es·ti·ma·tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019