verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of miss1
Related formsmiss·a·ble, adjectiveun·miss·a·ble, adjectiveun·missed, adjective
Definition for miss (2 of 4)
noun, plural miss·es.
- a range of sizes, chiefly from 6 to 20, for garments that fit women of average height and build.
- the department or section of a store where these garments are sold.
- a garment in this size range.
Origin of miss2
Definition for miss (3 of 4)
Definition for miss (4 of 4)
Examples from the Web for miss
Myerson herself appears to have bought into that stigma, offering mixed to negative views on the Miss America pageant.
Her Miss America win transcended mere superficial beauty standards.
In 1995, Myerson made a point not to attend the 75th anniversary of the Miss America pageant.
No Jewish woman has been crowned Miss America since Bess Myerson won in 1945.
I did love him like a big brother, and miss him all the time.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The proud Miss Althea Beekman, the dignified descendant of a long line of ancestors, turned red.By Advice of Counsel|Arthur Train
As he turned into the avenue himself, Miss Merry, who was far ahead, happened to look back.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit|Charles Dickens
I'm sure I don't know why Miss Vavasor should care about my seeing her.Can You Forgive Her?|Anthony Trollope
And this is a little thing for Miss Lennox, Kate; you will give her it with my compliments.Bud|Neil Munro
"You won't find Miss Walshingham so strict as all that," said Coote.Kipps|H. G. Wells
British Dictionary definitions for miss (1 of 4)
Derived Formsmissable, adjective
Word Origin for miss
British Dictionary definitions for miss (2 of 4)
Word Origin for miss
British Dictionary definitions for miss (3 of 4)
Word Origin for Miss
British Dictionary definitions for miss (4 of 4)
Idioms and Phrases with miss
In addition to the idioms beginning with miss
- miss a beat
- miss by a mile
- miss fire
- miss is as good as a mile, a
- miss much
- miss out on
- miss the boat
- miss the point
- heart misses a beat
- hit or miss
- near miss
- not miss a trick