Main definitions of miz in English

: Miz1miz2

Miz1

(also Miz', Mizz)

noun

Southern, United States Regional
  • As a title, usually preceding a woman's first name or surname: Miss, Mrs.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Southern Literary Messenger. Representing a southern U.S. pronunciation of miss.

Pronunciation

Miz

/mɪz/

Main definitions of miz in English

: Miz1miz2

miz2

(also mizz)

noun

informal
  • Misery.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature. Shortened from misery.

Pronunciation

miz

/mɪz/