death by misadventure (dɛθ baɪ ˌmɪsədˈvɛntʃə)
- (British) a possible verdict in a coroner's court, indicating that death was due to an accident
not to a crimes or somebody's negligence
Example Sentences Including 'death by misadventure'
All the details from the coroner's court: and the verdict, death by misadventure.
LEARNING TO TALK: Short stories (2003)
- easy enough, that: the inquest had merely to record a verdict of death by misadventure , and sleeping dogs would lie happily enough.
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