February 20, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
amiss ˈmɪs/ adjective
amiss
ˈmɪs/
adjective
The group is trying to find what is amiss.
The group is trying to find what is amiss.
Learner's definition of AMISS

not used before a noun

: not proper or correct : WRONG

  • Something is amiss here.

  • Some of his assumptions are amiss.

  • The doctor's examination showed that nothing was amiss.

  • A special award for her performance would not be amiss. [=would be proper]

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