missus

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noun mis·sus \ˈmi-səz, -səs, especially Southern -zəz\

Definition of missus

  1. 1 dial :  mistress 1a

  2. 2 :  wife <men spend money on themselves, but argue over every dime the missus wants — W. A. Lydgate>

Variants of missus

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missis

Origin and Etymology of missus

alteration of mistress


First Known Use: 1790


MISSUS Defined for English Language Learners

missus

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noun mis·sus \ˈmi-səz, -səs, especially Southern -zəz\

Definition of missus for English Language Learners

  • —used to address a woman whose name is not known


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