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
The local misses what could have been if they had moved someplace distant and different.
It also completely misses the reason Dunham wrote “Barry” in the first place.
Besides the mendacity of it all, such a scheme misses the obvious truth that “the audience has a mind of its own.”
Say sometime in 2017, President Clinton misses getting some progressive bill passed in the Senate by two votes.
His supporters hosted a men-only fundraiser with this admonition on the invitation: “Tell the misses not to wait up.”The Republican War on Women Continues, Just More Quietly|Eleanor Clift|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Misses Sleek carried their point; had there been a Mrs. Warrender, their success would have been more than doubtful.
There had been a succession of battles royal between the Misses Sleek and their papa over the haymaking party.
"The Misses and Mr. Talbot" were presented in due form to the stranger, who had risen to leave the room.Alone|Marion Harland
Just the same as washing, but one misses it somehow, that is all, even when one is eating covered with mud.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
This scarcity is a double loss to residents and visitors, for one misses it both for use and beauty.
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