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missus definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: informal term of address for someone's wife [syn: missus, missis]

Merriam Webster's

or missis noun Etymology: alteration of mistress Date: 1790 1. dialect mistress 1a 2. wife <men spend money on themselves, but argue over every dime the missus wants W. A. Lydgate>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

var. of MISSIS.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also missis 1. Some people refer to a man's wife as his missus. (INFORMAL) That's what bugs my missus more than anything... I do a bit of shopping for the missus. = old lady N-SING: poss/the N 2. In some parts of Britain, people use missus as a very informal way of addressing a woman who they do not know. Thanks, missus. N-VOC




 


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