Main definitions of miz in English

: miz1Miz2

miz1

(also mizz)

Pronunciation /mɪz/

noun

informal
  • Misery.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature. Shortened from misery.

Main definitions of Miz in English

: miz1Miz2

Miz2

(also Mizz, Miz')

Pronunciation /mɪz/

noun

dialect US
  • As a title, usually preceding a woman's first name or surname: Miss, Mrs.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Southern Literary Messenger. Representing a southern U.S. pronunciation of miss.