Definition of submiss in US English:

submiss

adjective

rare, archaic
  • Of a person.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Foxe (?1517–1587), martyrologist. From classical Latin submissus (also summissus) low in position, (of the voice or a sound) not loud, low, (of a person) humble, submissive, servile, use as adjective of past participle of submittere submit.

Pronunciation

submiss

/səbˈmɪs/