See also: Missy

English edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From miss +‎ -y.

Noun edit

missy (plural missies)

  1. A young female, or miss; as a term of mild disparagement, typically used jokingly or rebukingly.
    That's enough out of you, missy!
  2. (Singapore, Malaysia) A female nurse.
Descendants edit
  • Maori: Mihi
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Adjective edit

missy (not comparable)

  1. Girlish; effeminate; sentimental.
  2. Of, or pertaining to, female clothing or clothing sizes.

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

missy (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) Alternative form of misy

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