1907 as graphing of U.S. Southern pronunciation of Mrs. or Miss; 1972 as standard pronunciation of Ms.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for miz

Historical Examples of miz

  • Just come and have a talk with Miz T. She'll straighten you around all right.

    The Gold Girl

    James B. Hendryx

  • "Almost under the feet of Miz' Madam, as you call her," went on the boy.

    The Mission of Janice Day

    Helen Beecher Long

  • So Ma, she mind-asked Miz Culpepper if the blue ones would be all right.


    Rick Raphael

  • That thar room, he said slowly, and at length, was Miz Birdsalls.

  • Let's see what kind of rooms 'Miz Cummins' has picked out for us.