[mis-iz, -is] /ˈmɪs ɪz, -ɪs/
Older Use. wife:
I’ll have to ask the missis.
the mistress of a household.
a variant spelling of missus
One’s wife; the LITTLE WOMAN: He wanted the missus to get some sleep (1833+)
[mis-ish] /ˈmɪs ɪʃ/ adjective 1. prim; affected; prudish.
[mis-uh-saw-guh] /ˌmɪs əˈsɔ gə/ noun 1. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on the SW shore of Lake Ontario: suburb of Toronto. /ˌmɪsəˈsɔːɡə/ noun 1. a town in SE Ontario: a SW suburb of Toronto. Pop: 612 925 (2001)
[mis-uh-sip-ee] /ˌmɪs əˈsɪp i/ noun 1. a state in the S United States. 47,716 sq. mi. (123,585 sq. km). Capital: Jackson. Abbreviation: MS (for use with zip code), Miss. 2. a river flowing S from N Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico: the principal river of the U.S. 2470 miles (3975 km) long; from the […]
[mis-uh-sip-ee-uh n] /ˌmɪs əˈsɪp i ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the state of or the River. 2. Geology. noting or pertaining to a period of the Paleozoic Era, occurring from about 345 million to 310 million years ago and characterized as the age of amphibians. noun 3. a native or inhabitant of . […]