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miss2

miss2

 
pronunciation:
mIs
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (cap.) the traditional title of an unmarried woman, preceding the surname, and currently often replaced by "Ms.".
Miss Jones.
similar words:
Ms.
definition 2: a form of impersonal address used in speaking to a young woman, esp. an unmarried woman or one who is guessed to be.
Pardon me, miss, but could you give me directions to State Street?
similar words:
lady, lass, ma'am, madam