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missy

[mis-ee] /ˈmɪs i/
noun, plural missies. Informal.
1.
young miss; girl.
Origin of missy
1670-1680
1670-80; miss2 + -y2
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missy

/ˈmɪsɪ/
noun (pl) missies
1.
(informal) an affectionate or sometimes disparaging form of address to a young girl
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Word Origin and History for missy
n.

"young girl," 1670s, playful form of miss (n.2), chiefly among servants at first.

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