missis

missis

[mis-iz, -is]
noun
1.
Older Use. wife: I'll have to ask the missis.
2.
the mistress of a household.
Also, missus.


Origin:
1780–90; variant of mistress

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missis (ˈmɪsɪz, -ɪs)
 
n
a variant spelling of missus

missus or missis (ˈmɪsɪz, -ɪs, ˈmɪsɪz, -ɪs)
 
n
1.  informal the missus one's wife or the wife of the person addressed or referred to
2.  an informal term of address for a woman
 
[C19: spoken version of Mistress]
 
missis or missis
 
n
 
[C19: spoken version of Mistress]

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