Missy Mis"sy, n. An affectionate, or contemptuous, form of miss; a young girl; a miss. -- a. Like a miss, or girl. [1913 Webster]

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  • Missy — may refer to: Places: Missy, Calvados, a commune in the Calvados département, France Missy aux Bois, a town and commune in the Aisne département, France Missy lès Pierrepont, a village and commune in the Aisne département Missy sur Aisne, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Missy — bezeichnet: im Englischen allgemein die Kurzform von Melissa im Englischen allgemein die Kurzform von Misses eine feministische Zeitschrift aus Deutschland: Missy Magazine Missy ist der Name folgender Orte: Missy VD, eine Gemeinde im Bezirk… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Missy — puede referirse a:  Francia Missy, comuna francesa situada en Calvados.  Suiza Missy, comuna suiza situ …   Wikipedia Español

  • Missy — Mis sy, n. (Min.) See {Misy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • missy — (n.) young girl, 1670s, playful form of MISS (Cf. miss) (n.2), chiefly among servants at first …   Etymology dictionary

  • missy — ► NOUN (pl. missies) ▪ an affectionate or disparaging form of address to a young girl …   English terms dictionary

  • missy — [mis′ē] n. pl. missies miss: diminutive form, used in speaking to or of a young girl …   English World dictionary

  • Missy — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Missy peut faire référence à : Localités Différente communes françaises : Missy, dans le Calvados Missy aux Bois, dans l Aisne Missy lès… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • missy —    A diminutive of ‘Miss’ which has the effect of converting that word into a true vocative. ‘You keep your mouth out of this, missy,’ says an aunt to her young, but nevertheless married, niece in Truman Capote’s short story My Side of the Matter …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • missy — noun Date: 1676 a young girl ; miss …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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