noun, plural a·mis [a-mee; English a-meez, ah-meez] /aˈmi; English æˈmiz, ɑˈmiz/. French.
Examples from the Web for amis
Contemporary Examples of amis
A writer much admired by Amis, the German novelist W.G. Sebald, said, “no serious person ever thinks about anything else.”
“There have been very significant Jews in my life,” Amis recently said.
Amis used potent, roided-up language to make New York City both familiar and un-, and the tools of satire to make it grotesque.Too Soon to Write: Choire Sicha’s ‘Very Recent History’
August 8, 2013
And like Mailer, Amis was at first lionized by the media, then caricatured, and then vilified.Remedial Reader: The Essential Martin Amis
Ronald K. Fried
August 24, 2012
Tait seems to insinuate for all media that it would be better if Amis never came back.In Defense of Martin Amis’ 'Lionel Asbo'
August 21, 2012
Historical Examples of amis
Mes amis, I crave pardon of my discourtesy, he said, laughing; but what would you?Long Will
She went at once to Winchester and sent for the wife of Mr. Amis, who had married her.
What ensued shall be told in the words of Mrs. Amis at the trial.
But Mr. Amis never held Sparsholt, but acted as curate there for a while in 1756 and 1757.
She told Mrs. Amis that she wanted the register of her marriage to be made out.
14c., "friend lover," from Old French amy, ami (see Amy).