missus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Representing a typical pronunciation of Mrs, a corrupted form of Mistress.

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Noun[edit]

missus (plural missuses)

  1. Wife.
    Harry said he couldn't stop and chat because his missus wanted to go shopping.
    The missus has a list of chores for me to do this weekend.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of mittō (send).

Participle[edit]

missus m (feminine missa, neuter missum); first/second declension

  1. sent, having been sent, caused to go, having been caused to go
  2. let go, having been let go, released, having been released, discharged, having been discharged
  3. thrown, having been thrown, hurled, having been hurled, cast, having been cast, launched, having been launched
  4. sent out, having been sent out, emitted, having been emitted
  5. uttered, having been uttered
  6. dismissed, having been dismissed, disregarded, having been disregarded
  7. put to an end, having been put to an end

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative missus missa missum missī missae missa
genitive missī missae missī missōrum missārum missōrum
dative missō missae missō missīs missīs missīs
accusative missum missam missum missōs missās missa
ablative missō missā missō missīs missīs missīs
vocative misse missa missum missī missae missa

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