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missus

[ mis-uhz, -uhs ]

noun

  1. a variant of missis.


missus

/ -ɪs; ˈmɪsɪz /

noun

  1. the missus informal.
    the missus one's wife or the wife of the person addressed or referred to
  2. an informal term of address for a woman


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Word History and Origins

Origin of missus1

C19: spoken version of Mistress

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Example Sentences

The missus and the kids pay intermittent lip service to living on a farm.

To help him along as the Republicans enter primary season, emotion has been outsourced to the missus.

In one scene, a penitent missus in a shapeless tube dress scratches her head and admits to having crashed the car.

I've spoke to my missus about it and she has noticed the same thing since she was a girl—so it must be a peculiarity.

It was of no use to appeal to ole missus, who would not know whether she belonged to her or some one else.

He wished "the missus wud go out every day, an' leave lass to cook the dinner."

The conversation generally turned upon his old “missus,” who was buried under a yew tree, near the wicket gate.

Bad enough, I can tell you; Missus has plenty to bear, poor thing!

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