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missis

[ mis-iz, -is ]
/ ˈmɪs ɪz, -ɪs /
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noun
Older Use. wife: I'll have to ask the missis.
the mistress of a household.
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Also mis·sus [mis-uhz, -uhs] /ˈmɪs əz, -əs/ .

Origin of missis

First recorded in 1780–90; variant of mistress
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British Dictionary definitions for missis

missis
/ (ˈmɪsɪz, -ɪs) /

noun
a variant spelling of missus
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