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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Melissa.

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Examples

  • Missy is kidnapped by a serial killer and is murdered in a filthy, deserted shack in the wilderness.

    'Shack' opens doors, but critics call book 'scripturally incorrect'

  • Missy is American, and was able to carve out 12 weeks of maternity leave with each of her two babies.

    » Making the Most of Maternity Leave: Tracey and Missy Strocel.com

  • The strongest reason might be to avoid what transpired with Carolyn Melissa Holsonback (there, I typed her entire name, although I called her 'Missy' -- but in a couple weeks you'll be able to type that name into any search engine and this diary page will be result #1).

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • GOFF: It is my understanding, but, you know, one thing to note, one of our producers actually went over to Rosemary Holt's house who lives in Fairfax, Virginia, she's Michaele's mother and they actually call her Missy and what he was told is Mrs. Holt told J.R. that she did receive an invitation, a verbal one and an electronic one.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2009

  • The president of the Cheerleaders Alumni Association told "The Washington Post," Salahi was listed on their 1991 roster under her maiden name Missy Holt based on her quote, "misrepresentation to us."

    CNN Transcript Dec 3, 2009

  • Your Missy is the twin of my Roxy who passed 5 years ago.

    Missy.

  • The fact is, that Miss Amory, called Missy at home, had really at the first been christened Betsy — but assumed the name of Blanche of her own will and fantasy, and crowned herself with it; and the weapon which the Baronet, her stepfather, held in terror over her, was the threat to call her publicly by her name of Betsy, by which menace he sometimes managed to keep the young rebel in order.

    The History of Pendennis

  • His real name was Gary Murphy He had lived in Wilmington with his wife, Meredith, who was called Missy They had one daughter, Roni.

    Cat & Mouse

  • She had a black servant named Tulee, who used to call her Missy Rosy.

    A romance of the republic

  • The fact is, that Miss Amory, called Missy at home, had really at the first been christened Betsy -- but assumed the name of Blanche of her own will and fantasy, and crowned herself with it; and the weapon which the

    The History of Pendennis

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