- young miss; girl.
Origin of missy
Examples from the Web for missy
Contemporary Examples of missy
Co-founder Missy Suicide opens up about standards of beauty, controversy, and body art.
The way to become a Suicide Girl, according to Missy, is as follows.
Missy Suicide, formerly known as Selena Mooney, is in New York for a series of brand-expansion meetings.
Missy, 37, is a petite, bespectacled gal with a green pixie cut, and her arms are adorned with tattoos.
Missy also gets a bit tight-lipped when it comes to her personal life.
Historical Examples of missy
What's any of them little haythen been coin' to scare ye, missy?Her Father's Daughter
Missy gave a plunge, turned round on her hind-legs, and tore from the place.
I begged Andrew to put the saddle on for me, as I should then have more command of Missy.
I could see nothing of my father, but I heard him talking to Missy.
I can't help you now, but as soon as Missy has got quieter, I shall come to you.
- informal an affectionate or sometimes disparaging form of address to a young girl
"young girl," 1670s, playful form of miss (n.2), chiefly among servants at first.