[mis-iv] /ˈmɪs ɪv/
a written message; letter.
sent or about to be sent, especially of a letter from an official source.
a formal or official letter
a formal word for letter
(rare) sent or intended to be sent
mid-15c., “commandment,” noun use of adjective (mid-15c.) meaning “sent by superior authority,” from Medieval Latin missivus “for sending, sent,” especially in littera missiva “letters sent,” from Latin missus, past participle of mittere “to send” (see mission).
noun 1. a play (1888) by Strindberg.
[lohn-lee-hahrts] /ˈloʊn liˌhɑrts/ noun 1. a novel (1933) by Nathanael West.
- Miss much
see under not miss a trick
[mis-uh-lawng-gee] /ˌmɪs əˈlɔŋ gi/ noun 1. a town in W Greece, on the Gulf of Patras: Byron died here 1824. /ˌmɪsəˈlɒŋɡɪ/ noun 1. a town in W Greece, near the Gulf of Patras: famous for its defence against the Turks in 1822–23 and 1825–26 and for its association with Lord Byron, who died here in […]