1. (n.) A title of courtesy prefixed to the name of a girl or a woman who has not been married. See Mistress.

2. (n.) A young unmarried woman or a girl; as, she is a miss of sixteen.

3. (n.) A kept mistress. See Mistress.

4. (n.) 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.

5. (v. t.) 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 opportunities of getting knowledge; to miss the point or meaning of something said.

6. (v. t.) To omit; to fail to have or to do; to get without; to dispense with; -- now seldom applied to persons.

7. (v. t.) To discover the absence or omission of; to feel the want of; to mourn the loss of; to want.

8. (v. i.) To fail to hit; to fly wide; to deviate from the true direction.

9. (v. i.) To fail to obtain, learn, or find; -- with of.

10. (v. i.) To go wrong; to err.

11. (v. i.) To be absent, deficient, or wanting.

12. (n.) The act of missing; failure to hit, reach, find, obtain, etc.

13. (n.) Loss; want; felt absence.

14. (n.) Mistake; error; fault.

15. (n.) Harm from mistake.

Frau Fraulein Mistress Mlle Mme Mmes dame dona donna lady madam madame mademoiselle mem-sahib mesdames senhora senhorita signora signorina vrouw


Top of Page
Top of Page