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missout

[ mis-out ]
/ ˈmɪsˌaʊt /
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noun

(in the game of craps) a losing throw of the dice.

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Origin of missout

First recorded in 1925–30; noun use of verb phrase miss out
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miss out

verb

(tr, adverb) to leave out; overlook
(intr, adverb often foll by on) to fail to experienceby leaving early you missed out on the celebrations
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