(the) missus

(the) missus
Noun. The wife or girlfriend.

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  • missus — mis|sus missis [ˈmısız] n [singular] spoken informal [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: mistress] 1.) a man s wife, or girlfriend who lives with him ▪ How s the missus? 2.) BrE used when speaking to a woman whose name you do not know ▪ Hey, missus, are… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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