[ mis-out ]
/ ˈmɪsˌaʊt /
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(in the game of craps) a losing throw of the dice.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of missout
First recorded in 1925–30; noun use of verb phrase miss out
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British Dictionary definitions for missout
(tr, adverb) to leave out; overlook
(intr, adverb often foll by on) to fail to experienceby leaving early you missed out on the celebrations
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