Definition of miss :
1. A kept mistress. See Mistress, 4.
2. A title of courtesy prefixed to the name of a girl or a woman who has not been married. See Mistress, 5.
3. A young unmarried woman or a girl; as, she is a miss of sixteen.
4. Harm from mistake.
5. In the game of three- card loo, an extra hand, dealt on the table, which may be substituted for the hand dealt to a player.
6. Loss; want; felt absence.
7. Mistake; error; fault.
8. The act of missing; failure to hit, reach, find, obtain, etc.
9. To be absent, deficient, or wanting.
10. To discover the absence or omission of; to feel the want of; to mourn the loss of; to want.
11. To fail of hitting, reaching, getting, finding, seeing, hearing, etc.; as, to miss the mark one shoots at; to miss the train by being late; to miss opportunites of getting knowledge; to miss the point or meaning of something said.
12. To fail to hit; to fly wide; to deviate from the true direction.
13. To fail to obtain, learn, or find; - with of.
14. To go wrong; to err.
15. To omit; to fail to have or to do; to get without; to dispense with; - now seldom applied to persons.
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err (part of speech: verb)
lack (part of speech: verb)
titles (part of speech: noun)
failure (part of speech: noun)
- " Go home; think of everything- of what you have and what you would leave, of all you want and must miss. - "A Man's Hearth", Eleanor M. Ingram.
- I suppose you are doing the same for Miss Elsham. - "Joan of Arc of the North Woods", Holman Day.
- W'y, Miss Le Fay's li'l boy. - "O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921", Various.