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Definition of "misestimate" []

  • To estimate incorrectly. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "misestimate" in a sentence
  • "In most actions, dogs do not grossly misestimate their abilities."
  • "For many people, the a risky 3% gambling opportunity might just look like it could pay off, if they misestimate the size of the risk involved in a copycat business."
  • "For many people, a risky 3% gambling opportunity might just look like it could pay off, if they misestimate the size of the risk involved in a copycat business."