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Definition of Amiss

Adjective: amiss  u'mis

  1. Not functioning properly
    "something is amiss";
    - awry, haywire, wrong
Adverb: amiss  u'mis
  1. Away from the correct or expected course
    "something went badly amiss in the preparations";
    - awry
     
  2. In an improper, mistaken or unfortunate manner
    "if you think him guilty you judge amiss"; "he spoke amiss"; "no one took it amiss when she spoke frankly"
     
  3. In an imperfect or faulty way
    "Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practised more";
    - imperfectly

See also:
Amish
amities

Anagrams containing the word amiss

amssi samis ssami issam missa