[ mis-uhz, -uhs ]
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  1. a variant of missis.

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How to use missus in a sentence

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

    The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
  • 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!

    Frank Fairlegh | Frank E. Smedley

British Dictionary definitions for missus



/ (ˈmɪsɪz, -ɪs) /

  1. the missus informal one's wife or the wife of the person addressed or referred to

  2. an informal term of address for a woman

Origin of missus

C19: spoken version of Mistress

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