: a young girl : miss

Examples of missy in a Sentence

and how old is the little missy?
Recent Examples on the Web What missy of a grinch could resist his pleading? 22. Chris Willman, Variety, 24 Dec. 2022 Judges will pick the best ones and the winning master and missy will get free ice cream for a year from Ferch's Malt Shoppe & Grille, receive other prizes and will get to ride in two village parades, Ouellette said. Jane Ford-Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1676, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of missy was in 1676

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“Missy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/missy. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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