• IPA: /ˈmɪs.əz/

missus (plural missuses)

  1. (colloquial) Wife or girlfriend.
    • 2013, Jeff Jenkins, Watching The World, Andrews UK Limited (ISBN 9780722342299)
      Imagine you have driven past a restaurant and thought to yourself, 'That would be a nice place to take the missus for an evening out,' and in no time at all you have found yourself flicking through the Yellow Pages in search of the phonenumber.
    Harry said he couldn't stop and chat because his missus wanted to go shopping.
    The missus has a list of chores for me to do this weekend.
  2. (colloquial) Term of address for a woman.
    • 2013, C. S. Peters, On a Wing and a Prayer (page 161)
      Look ere Missus! Little Joey's me bruvva. E stays wiv me. We aint goin ter be split up.
Proper noun
  1. (informal) Mrs, a form of address for a married woman.

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