missis

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

missis (plural missises)

  1. (US, historical, colloquial) Eye dialect spelling of missus, representing African American Vernacular English.
    • 1878, quoted 2001, from a song by James Bland, an African American songwriter for minstrel shows, "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny", The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: North America. Garland Publishing. Ellen Koskoff (Ed.). p. 192.
      Massa and missis have lone gone before me.

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

missis

  1. indefinite genitive singular of missir

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

missīs

  1. inflection of missus:
    1. dative masculine plural
    2. dative feminine plural
    3. dative neuter plural
    4. ablative masculine plural
    5. ablative feminine plural
    6. ablative neuter plural