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See also mis-, miš, mis, Miss, miß, and MIS

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From Old English missan.

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Infinitive
to Miss

Third person singular
misses

Simple past
missed

Past participle
missed

Present participle
missing

to Miss (third-person singular simple present misses, present participle missing, simple past and past participle missed)
  1. (transitive) To fail to hit.
    I missed the target.
  2. (transitive) To feel the absence of someone or something, sometimes with regret.
    I miss you!
  3. (transitive) To fail to understand or have a shortcoming of perception.
    miss the joke
  4. (transitive) To fail to attend.
    Joe missed the meeting this morning.
  5. (transitive) To be late for something (a means of transportation, a deadline etc).
    I missed the plane!
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  • (to fail to hit): hit
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Singular
Miss

Plural
Misses

Miss (plural Misses)
  1. A failure to hit.
  2. A failure to obtain or accomplish.
  3. An act of avoidance.
    I think I’ll give the meeting a miss.
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From mistress.

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Singular
Miss

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural Misses

Miss (countable and uncountable; plural Misses)
  1. A title of respect for a young woman (usually unmarried) with or without a name used.
    You may sit here, miss.
    You may sit here, Miss Jones.
  2. An unmarried woman; a girl.
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Miss f. (plural Missen, diminutive Missje)

  1. A winner of a beauty contest.
    Annelien Coorevits was Miss België in 2007.
    Annelien Coorevits was Miss Belgium in 2007.
  2. A beauty.
  3. A girl with a high self-esteem.
    Dat is nogal een miss, hoor.
    She has some air.

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Miss

  1. second-person singular imperative form of messen

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Old English. Akin to Old English missan "to miss"

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Miss n.

  1. loss; absence

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Singular Plural
nominative miss miss
accusative miss miss
genitive misses missa
dative misse missum

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Inflection for Miss Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Base form Miss Missen Missar Missarna
Possessive form miss Missens Missars Missarnas

Miss c.

  1. A failure to hit.
  2. A mistake.
  3. (rare) A beauty; a winner of a beauty contest.
    Miss Hawaii went on to win the Miss America contest

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