Missish
Missish Miss"ish, a. Like a miss; prim; affected; sentimental. [1913 Webster] -- {Miss"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • missish — missishness, n. /mis ish/, adj. prim; affected; prudish. [1785 95; MISS2 + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • missish — adjective prim and prudish …   Wiktionary

  • missish — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. prudish, formal, priggish; see prim …   English dictionary for students

  • missish — a. Prim, affected, lackadaisical …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • missish — adj prim, proper, prudish, modest, demure, decorous, sedate; strait laced, Sl. straight, puritanical, austere, strict, rigid, priggish, stiff, formal; unnatural, affected, mannered, Fr. mantert; fastidious, difficult, hard to please,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • missish — miss·ish …   English syllables

  • missish — /ˈmɪsɪʃ/ (say misish) adjective prim; affected; prudish. {miss2 + ish1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • missish — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Missishness — Missish Miss ish, a. Like a miss; prim; affected; sentimental. [1913 Webster] {Miss ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • missig — missigadj jung,schönundelegant(aufeinMädchenbezogen).GemeintsinddieäußerenEigenschaften,dieeine»MissGermany«o.ä.auszeichnen.Dochvglengl»missish=affektiert«.Halbw1955ff …   Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

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