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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To fail to hit, meet, reach, get, catch, see or hear. Also: To let go by.

Usage examples (35)
  • Sometimes we miss happiness by looking too far for things nearby.
  • How could I miss that typo?
  • "I beg your pardon, miss Margaret; were you asleep, miss?"
  • "You are miss Effie Staunton, ain't you, miss?" for more
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