not come/go amiss

Definition of not come/go amiss

British

  1. :  to be welcome, proper, helpful or appropriate A little more encouragement would not come/go amiss.

Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

amiss
  1. :  in a mistaken way :  wrongly

    :  astray

    :  in a faulty way :  imperfectly

  1. :  not being in accordance with right order

    :  faulty, imperfect


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