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See definition of misses on Dictionary.com
  • nounfailure
  • verbfail, make a mistake
  • verbwant; feel a loss

synonyms for misses

  • absence
  • blunder
  • default
  • defect
  • error
  • fault
  • loss
  • mishap
  • mistake
  • omission
  • oversight
  • slip
  • want
  • drop
  • forget
  • skip
  • misplace
  • slip
  • miscarry
  • trip
  • blow
  • botch
  • overlook
  • fumble
  • juggle
  • flub
  • slight
  • mislay
  • err
  • misfire
  • omit
  • blunder
  • ignore
  • muff
  • lose
  • disregard
  • neglect
  • pass over
  • overshoot
  • undershoot
  • be late for
  • drop the ball
  • fall flat on face
  • fall short
  • let go
  • let slip
  • pass up
  • trip up

antonyms for misses

MOST RELEVANT
  • abundance
  • accuracy
  • advantage
  • certainty
  • correction
  • correctness
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • remembrance
  • strength
  • success
  • truth
  • triumph
  • win
  • despise
  • hate
  • dislike
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How to use misses in a sentence

The Misses Sleek carried their point; had there been a Mrs. Warrender, their success would have been more than doubtful.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
There had been a succession of battles royal between the Misses Sleek and their papa over the haymaking party.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
"The Misses and Mr. Talbot" were presented in due form to the stranger, who had risen to leave the room.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Just the same as washing, but one misses it somehow, that is all, even when one is eating covered with mud.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
This scarcity is a double loss to residents and visitors, for one misses it both for use and beauty.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
A few misses are a great encouragement to a savage, and seem to breed their like in subsequent shooting.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The misses Euonyma and Wygelia, on the other hand, learned to swim at Brighton, walking to the bathing-place in a crocodile.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
If the answer is favourable from the Misses Conynghame, my sisters shall go to them; but that we had agreed upon already.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
We're not a couple of boarding-school misses fresh from a course of hygiene lectures.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
His two grand-daughters, Misses Randolph, were living with him then.
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
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