Definition of Missus

1. Noun. Informal term of address for someone's wife.

Exact synonyms: Missis
Generic synonyms: Married Woman, Wife



Definition of Missus

1. Proper noun. (informal) Mrs, a form of address for a married woman. ¹

2. Noun. Wife. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Missus

1. missis [n -ES] - See also: missis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Missus

misstrikes
misstriking
misstruck
misstyle
misstyled
misstyles
misstyling
missuggestion
missuggestions
missuit
missuited
missuiting
missuits
missummation
missummations
missus (current term)
missuses
misswear
misswearing
misswears
misswore
missworn
missy
mist
mist-flower
mist over
mistag
mistagged
mistagging

Literary usage of Missus

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs ...by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"Mr. Payne abused my Poor missus, and dared her to do anything of that sort, and so we were feared to do it» '. lest I should be pulled up again afore the ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs ...by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1881)
"missus was very bad, to, then, but as we knowd twere no use to ask the Union for nothink cept we'd all go into the Workhouse, and which Mi-»U6 couldn'ta ..."

3. Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, at the First Session by William Pitt Fessenden, Thaddeus Stevens (1866)
"'Ah, missus, I don' know—don' know as I is free.' "Just at that moment one of the officials who accompanied us саше up. As the negro caught sight of the ..."

4. Works by James Fenimore Cooper (1892)
"The appeal shocked even the rude beings around her, and Biddy chiming in with a powerful appeal to " save the missus !" added to the piteous nature of the ..."

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