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miss

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of miss

  1. 1 a female person who has not yet reached adulthood <a special perfume for the little miss> Synonyms filly, lass, lassie, miss, missy, nymph, sheila [Australian & New Zealand]Related Words bobby-soxer, junior miss, schoolgirl, subdebutante, teenybopper; gamine, hoyden, pixie (also pixy), romp, snip, tomboy

  2. 2 a young unmarried woman <you should ask that young miss if she would like to dance> Synonyms damsel, demoiselle, maid, maiden, missRelated Words virgin; deb, debutante, ingenue (or ingénue); bird [chiefly British], chick [slang], chicken, chit, filly, lass, lassie, sheila [Australian & New Zealand], sister; colleen, mademoiselle, senhorita, senorita (or señorita)




miss

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of miss

  1. something that has failed <a television season with far fewer hits than misses> Synonyms bomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, clunker, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, fiasco, fizzle, flop, frost, lemon, loser, miss, shipwreck, turkey, washoutRelated Words also-ran, disappointment, dog, has-been, near miss; botch, hash, mess, muddle, shambles; nonevent; nonstarterNear Antonyms corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, phenomenonAntonyms blockbuster, hit, smash, success, winner




miss

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of miss

  1. 1 to fail to attend <had to miss work for a week because of the flu> Synonyms blow off, cut, skipRelated Words ignore, neglect, pass overAntonyms attend, show up (for)

  2. 2 to fail to understand the true or actual meaning of <I think you're missing the point> Synonyms misapprehend, misconstrue, misinterpret, misknow, misperceive, misread, misunderstand, mistakeRelated Words misconceive, misdeem, misjudge; mishearAntonyms appreciate, apprehend, catch, comprehend, conceive, fathom, get, grasp, grok, know, make out, penetrate, perceive, savvy, see, seize, take in, understand

  3. 3 to be unsuccessful <everyone knows that most of the new television series will miss and be gone before anyone notices> Synonyms bomb, collapse, crater, flame out, flop, flunk, fold, founder, fail, strike out, tank, wash outRelated Words flounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crumble, miscarry, misfire; go under; implode, self-destructNear Antonyms cook, flourish, prosper, thrive; prevail, triumph, winAntonyms click, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, succeed, work out




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