missy

missy

[mis-ee]
noun, plural missies. Informal.
young miss; girl.

Origin:
1670–80; miss2 + -y2

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missy (ˈmɪsɪ)
 
n , pl missies
informal an affectionate or sometimes disparaging form of address to a young girl

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missy
playful form of miss (n.), chiefly among servants, first attested 1670s.
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