Simple Definition of missus
—used to address a woman whose name is not known
Examples of missus
<usually the missus has the final say-so on buying a house, and the mister has the last word on the purchase of a car>
Variants of missus
Origin of missus
alteration of mistress
First Known Use: 1790
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