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If you look at anyone at the top of their profession, there has to be something a little bit different. Some of the top musicians are quirky aren't they, to say the least. You have to be driven, cold, hard and mentally tough as iron. My missus thinks I'm a bit weird.
Michael Owen

Meaning of "missus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MISSUS

Spoken version of Mistress.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MISSUS

missus  [ˈmɪsɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MISSUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Missus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MISSUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of missus in the English dictionary

The definition of missus in the dictionary is an informal term of address for a woman.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MISSUS


auspices
ˈɔːspɪsɪz
braces
ˈbreɪsɪz
embraces
ɪmˈbreɪsɪz
Graces
ˈɡreɪsɪz
hypocrisies
hɪˈpɒkrɪsɪz
impolicies
ɪmˈpɒlɪsɪz
missies
ˈmɪsɪz
missis
ˈmɪsɪz
Mrs
ˈmɪsɪz
policies
ˈpɒlɪsɪz
premises
ˈprɛmɪsɪz
races
ˈreɪsɪz
services
ˈsɜːvɪsɪz
teleservices
ˈtɛlɪˌsɜːvɪsɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MISSUS

missout
misspeak
misspell
misspelling
misspelt
misspend
misspender
misspent
misstart
misstate
misstatement
missteer
misstep
misstrike
misstyle
missuit
missummation
missy
mist
mistakable

WORDS THAT END LIKE MISSUS

byssus
cissus
Cnossus
colossus
Crassus
cupressus
Dionysius of Halicarnassus
grass-of-Parnassus
Halicarnassus
Issus
Lassus
molossus
Mount Parnassus
narcissus
Nessus
Parnassus
passus
polyanthus narcissus
rhoicissus
the missus

Synonyms and antonyms of missus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «missus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MISSUS

Find out the translation of missus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of missus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «missus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

太太
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

missus
570 millions of speakers

English

missus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मिसेस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سيدتها
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

благоверная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

patroa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গৃহকত্র্রী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ma femme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Missus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

missus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

奥さん
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Misale
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அனுப்பப்படவில்லை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चूक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hanımefendi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

signora
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

missus
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

благовірна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

doamnă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κυρά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Mevrou
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Missi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

missus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of missus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MISSUS»

The term «missus» is regularly used and occupies the 58.978 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MISSUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «missus» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «missus» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about missus

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4 QUOTES WITH «MISSUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word missus.
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Brian O'Driscoll
My missus knows to leave me alone.
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Michael Owen
If you look at anyone at the top of their profession, there has to be something a little bit different. Some of the top musicians are quirky aren't they, to say the least. You have to be driven, cold, hard and mentally tough as iron. My missus thinks I'm a bit weird.
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Guy Ritchie
I'd like to work with the missus, but there's nothing in the pipeline at the moment.
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Mark Strong
I had this extraordinarily bizarre moment when, two Fridays ago, my missus gave birth to our second child at 11am and by the same time the following day I was sitting around a table with Ridley Scott, Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio in Rabat in Morocco, rehearsing a scene we were going to shoot the next day.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MISSUS»

Discover the use of missus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to missus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Olde Missus Millwhistle's book of beneficial beasties
Missus Milliwhistle can be found hiding in almost all of the pictures in this book, as she tells the truth about such "mythological" creatures as trolls, gorgons, griffins, and centaurs
Val Lindahn, Ron Lindahn, 1997
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Kajirri, the Bush Missus
Lexie Simmons, Darrel Lewis. often seen one Aboriginal walk up to another with a hand outstretched. The person with the ball would take it from behind their ear and pass it over, and the two would then go about their business. I often used to ...
Lexie Simmons, Darrel Lewis, 2005
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The Columbia Guide to Standard American English
well-spoken adults in such a situation would conventionally use sir instead. Mrs., Missis, missis, Missus, missus A/i..V. is the Standard abbreviation (with or without the period) of the title used in traditional direct address to a married woman or ...
Kenneth G. Wilson, 1993
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The Complete Lyrics of Cole Porter
CHORUS: Missus Aouda, Missus Aouda, Missus Aouda, Will she be burned alive ? SOLO: Next, Mister Aouda out of luck Having et some putrid Bombay duck. Will a stomach pump, in time, arrive, Or will his wife be burned alive? CHORUS: ...
Cole Porter, Robert Kimball, 1983
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Gleanings in Bee Culture
'A.l. Olcenings—deer 'Sir: — You know I was a telling you how Missus Bleeker was a sajrin, "It's too bad, too bad," and then Missus Welder started for Joe Parks. !Sez Missus Welder to Missus Parks, sez she, " I was j 1st a goln by. and I thought  ...
‎1893
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Shining and Shadow: An Anthology of Early Yiddish Stories ...
Missus Solomon slid her chair up to Morris's and laughed her head off. "It's a shame to tell this to any male, but she has no . I swear, as I'm a Daughter of Israel !" "Yes, yes, that's highly interesting, riveting in fact," Morris exclaimed, cracking the ...
Albert Waldinger, 2006
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Informal Speech: Alphabetic & Phonemic Texts with ...
I like Missus Fissler like Missus Kelly I like Missus Parham. I like Missus Ballard I like Missus Gaylord. Man you like all the teachers in this school. I like all the teachers I had. I like Missus Endicott. Shes my Sunday school teacher. I like Missus ...
Edward C. Carterette, Margaret Hubbard Jones, 1974
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A Still Small Voice
Missus Esterbrook was also highly interesting, and she contributed a great deal to the conversation. She was in touch with the Clevelands, of whom we had heard nothing as of late. I was especially curious about Mister Cleveland, whom I had ...
John Reed, 2011
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The Long Song: A Novel
and hysterical scolding, July threw herself upon the floor, held the dress aloft and yelled, 'Missus, the dress spoil! Them mash up your dress. It mess up, it mess up. Oh, beat me, missus, come beat me! The dress spoil, spoil, spoil. Come tek a ...
Andrea Levy, 2010
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The British drama: Illustrated
Emotion, missus, which is proper. But before we go farther, allow me, missus, to blow off a few words, missus. Caution is caution, and hide it we must. Lor', this reminds me of the play I saw, where there was a party, not too particular, who did  ...
‎1871

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MISSUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term missus is used in the context of the following news items.
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Video: Karim Benzema isn't shy about showing off his new missus
Usually I wouldn't be prone to writing about the love life of a footballer because most players usually change their girlfriends with as much ... «JOE, Jul 15»
2
Man squared up to police and was abusive in Nottingham city centre
A landscaper squared up to police and was abusive when they stepped in when "his missus" was injured in Nottingham city centre, a court ... «Nottingham Post, Jul 15»
3
The shark-arm case put Mick Fanning in the shade
As to poignancy, my favourite line of all came as my missus was doing a TV interview with both Mick Fanning's mother and the mother of Julian ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
4
Game of thrones used to net illegal booze sellers
The house in question was occupied by John Lindsay and his midwife missus. Neither had been in trouble with the police before. «Hartlepool Mail, Jul 15»
5
Whatever happened to the 1970s football hooligans?
“When I was young I had a missus and a young baby and I was a silly boy then. Doing the things I did. I can't say I regret it but that's how I was. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Giving Gyan
... the embarrassment of this messy business, you'll just have to live with it. I hope that the missus may ultimately decide to end her dalliance. «Mumbai Mirror, Jul 15»
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BLACK: Pride
Give my best to your good missus. Yer divorced? The heck you are? I guess things are tough all over, C'mon Buster, start the car! Thank you for ... «Buffalo Reflex, Jul 15»
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Patrick Kielty opens up on baby plans with Cat Deeley as he wants …
"The missus has come to see the show because I've done a few warm-up gigs in Ireland. LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 28: Comedian ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
John Doyle: National trauma alert – Mike Holmes lands on US TV
And the missus chortles, “You do have a man crush on Mike Holmes!” Canadian chaps know the feeling. “Eight weeks, eight houses! Turn a ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
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Zach Johnson reveals how his faith, wife and sunglasses …
OPEN champ Zach Johnson has revealed lifting the Claret Jug wasn't half as hard as landing his missus. By Dave Armitage / Published 22nd ... «Daily Star, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Missus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/missus>. Jul 2019 ».
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