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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
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Definition for miss (3 of 4)
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Example sentences from the Web for miss
Any educated person should know what Bayesian reasoning is, or making a decision under uncertainty in a way that trades off the harm of false alarms with the harm of misses.“We Get All Our Great Stuff from Europe — Including Witch Hunting.” (Ep. 446)|Steven D. Levitt|January 7, 2021|Freakonomics
Google has the ability to request entity-based sentiment, but we decided against using it as the correct labeling of the companies as entities seemed hit or miss.Brand reputation and the impact of Google SERP selections|JR Oakes|December 23, 2020|Search Engine Land
She's a missable little thing to any one who likes her, and she can tempt him to speak out in spite of himself when he gets back.Everyman's Land|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
I was too missable to answer him, and he wouldn't have heard me if I had, for he ran away as fast as he could to play with Nettie.
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)
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British Dictionary definitions for miss (3 of 4)
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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