Definition of misguess in US English:

misguess

noun

  • A wrong guess; (Bridge) an incorrect guess at the situation regarding a (stated) suit.

verb

  • 1no object To guess wrongly.

  • 2To guess wrongly at (a situation, outcome, etc.).

  • 3Bridge. To guess wrongly at (the situation regarding a (stated) suit).

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Frederick News. From misguess<br>mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas More (1478–1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr. From mis- + guess.

Pronunciation

misguess

/ˌmɪsˈɡɛs/