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〔 әˋmIs 〕


〔 әˊmis 〕

Overview of adj amiss

The adj amiss has 1 sense

  • amiss, awry, haywire, wrong -- (not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine")

Overview of adv amiss

The adv amiss has 3 senses

  • awry, amiss -- (away from the correct or expected course; "something has gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in the preparations")

  • amiss -- (in an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner; "if you think him guilty you judge amiss"; "he spoke amiss"; "no one took it amiss when she spoke frankly")

  • imperfectly, amiss -- (in an imperfect or faulty way; "The lobe was imperfectly developed"; "Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- Jane Austen)