verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for miss
Origin of miss1
OTHER WORDS FROM missmiss·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
usage note for miss
Definition for miss (3 of 4)
Definition for miss (4 of 4)
Example sentences from the Web for miss
Myerson herself appears to have bought into that stigma, offering mixed to negative views on the Miss America pageant.
So, why no Jewess in the mix of more recent and diverse Miss Americas?
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.
But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for miss (1 of 4)
Derived forms of missmissable, 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