Definition for miss

noun as in failure

verb as in want; feel a loss

Strong matches

crave, desire, long, need, pine, wish, yearn

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Example Sentences

Myerson herself appears to have bought into that stigma, offering mixed to negative views on the Miss America pageant.

So, why no Jewess in the mix of more recent and diverse Miss Americas?

Her Miss America win transcended mere superficial beauty standards.

In 1995, Myerson made a point not to attend the 75th anniversary of the Miss America pageant.

No Jewish woman has been crowned Miss America since Bess Myerson won in 1945.

But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.

But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.

The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.

He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.

Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.


On this page you'll find 162 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to miss, such as: absence, blunder, default, defect, error, and fault.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.