- prim; affected; prudish.
Origin of missish
Examples from the Web for missish
Historical Examples of missish
But it seemed stiff and "missish" to refuse—she must do now as his world did.Beyond
You are not going to be Missish, I hope, and pretend to be affronted at an idle report.
There was a maudlin, missish, namby-mamby sentimentality about them which disgusted her.The Last Chronicle of Barset
You are not going to be missish, I hope, and pretend to be affronted at an idle report.
La jeune fille, bien élevèe, in France is so missish and afraid to speak out to a man.Molly Brown's Orchard Home