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Used as an affectionate or disparaging form of address to a young girl:‘‘Don't tell lies, missy,’ he said sternly’
young woman, young lady, girl, schoolgirl, slip of a girlView synonyms
- ‘You're the lazy one, missy, sleeping in this late - isn't it 10 in the morning to you?’
- ‘I need you to close your mouth and drive outta here so I can get out, missy.’
- ‘Yes, well, missy, you and your little friends here were disturbing the other patrons.’
- ‘Okay missy then come back here and lets see what you've got.’
- ‘Well, it's nice to know that you'll be looking and feeling your best when you see him, missy.’
- ‘Now listen to me, missy, you scuttle back into your little kitchen right now and get me another breakfast.’
- ‘‘Let's make it nice and easy to the front curb, missy,’ the bouncer said in a low, but sympathetic voice.’
- ‘You have a lot of explaining to still do though, missy!’
- ‘Doesn't that seem like a worthwhile read to you, missy?’
- ‘Now what would a fine your pair of missies such as yourselves be looking for on a day like this?’
- ‘You've caused me quite a bit of trouble, missy.’
- ‘Little did I know that my mastery of differential equations would have no bearing whatsoever on my ability to fulfill a drunk Southern woman's request to bring her taters and biscuits, like, right now, missy!’
- ‘‘Insolence is not rewarded here, missy,’ she snaps, like some huge turtle.’
- ‘Oh, don't you sit there and act like you don't get it, missy.’
- ‘Well, for your information, missy, I have been standing for the past five minutes taking your order.’
- ‘I may not be able to handle your sister, but I can still take care of you, missy.’
- ‘You have proved quite a problem since your arrival, missy.’
- ‘Don't deny it - we saw you slip that printer cartridge into your handbag last week, missy.’
- ‘‘Not on your birthday, missy,’ he said pulling out five shot glasses.’
- ‘‘Forget about muffins, missy,’ she says to me, ‘you need energy today.’’
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