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missish

[ mis-ish ]
/ ˈmɪs ɪʃ /
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adjective
prim; affected; prudish.
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Origin of missish

First recorded in 1785–95; miss2 + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM missish

miss·ish·ness, noun
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