Translation of "miss" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /mɪs/ us /mɪs/

A2 to feel sad about someone or something that you have stopped seeing or having

echar de menos
I’ll miss you when you go.
He misses having a room of his own.

A2 to not go to something

I missed my class this morning.

A2 to arrive too late to get on a bus, train, or plane

If I don’t leave now, I’ll miss my train.

B1 to not see or hear something

perderse, no oír
Sorry, I missed that – could you repeat it please?

B1 to avoid doing or experiencing something

You should leave early if you want to miss the traffic.
miss a chance/an opportunity

B1 to not use an opportunity to do something

perder una oportunidad
She missed the chance to speak to him.

to fail to hit or catch something, or to fail to score a goal

fallar, no atrapar, no dar a
The bomb missed its target.
It should have been an easy shot, but he missed.

to fail to do something at the correct time or to be too late to do something or see something or someone

perder, llegar tarde a
I must finish this letter or I’ll miss the post.
I have to finish this paper or I’ll miss the deadline.
I was sorry I missed you at Pat’s party – I must have arrived after you left.
miss the point

to not understand something correctly

no enterarse
He seems to be missing the point completely.
noun uk /mɪs/ us /mɪs/

A1 a title for a girl or woman who is not married

Miss Olivia Allenby
Tell Miss Russell I’m here.
Excuse me Miss, can I help you?

(Translation of “miss” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /mis/

a polite title given to an unmarried female, either in writing or in speech

Miss Wilson
the Misses Wilson
Could you ask Miss Smith to type this letter?
Excuse me, miss. Could you tell me how to get to Princess Road?

a girl or young woman

She’s a cheeky little miss!

(Translation of “Miss” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)