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Definitions of miss:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To fly wide of the mark.

part of speech: noun

A title of address of an unmarried female: a young woman or girl:- pl. MISSES.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To fail to hit or obtain.

part of speech: noun

A young unmarried woman; failure to hit, reach, etc.; Miss, a title of an unmarried woman.

part of speech: noun

A title of address conferred on young unmarried women, prefixed to the name, as Miss Brown, or Miss Jane Brown; a young girl; a kept mistress.

part of speech: verb transitive

To fail to hit, etc.; omit or pass by; do without; feel the want of.

part of speech: verb

To fail in hitting or reaching, as a mark; to fail in obtaining, finding, or keeping; to discover something to be wanting; to perceive the want of; to mistake; to omit; to be wanting.

part of speech: noun

A deviation from the mark.

part of speech: noun

Loss; want; mistake.

part of speech: verb transitive

To fail to hit, reach, find, or keep: to omit: to fail to have: to discover the absence of: to feel the want of.

Usage examples for miss:

  • Isn't it, Miss Seagrave? "The Danger Mark", Robert W. Chambers
  • When Miss Rexhill was nice enough to call on us first. "Hidden Gold", Wilder Anthony
  • What do you want it for, Miss Hoodie? "Hoodie", Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • My friend, Miss Trevenna, Angela. "Angela's Business", Henry Sydnor Harrison
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