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Definition of a Miss Thing

Miss Thing

  • a woman (or gay man) who is so attractive, well-groomed, hip and confident as to seem utterly unassailable to critics. Used ironically - in opprobrium - it suggests that the target has let these qualities go to her head, and now is appearing aloof or arrogant. Usually pronounced "Miss Thang." Possibly emanating from the Black subculture in the Disco 1970's, spreading to the gay subculture and mainstream in the 1980's and 1990's.
    Yo, Miss Thang, you thank you all dat, huh?

    Last edited on Jun 07 2013. Submitted by david l. from Boerne, TX, USA on Jun 11 2002.

  • Originally a gay term, "Miss Thing" refers to a person who is being, demanding, presumptuous, or pretentious.
    Ooh, Miss Thing wants us all to bow down to her.

    Last edited on Apr 19 2006. Submitted by Christopher M. from Chicago, IL, USA on Apr 19 2006.

noun

  • "Miss Thing" dates back (at least) to late 1960s gay male culture, when Joe Johnson produced a series of cartoons for gay newsmagazine "The Advocate" featuring a flamboyant, effeminate gay man named Miss Thing.

    Last edited on May 03 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on May 03 2016.

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Definitions include: to masturbate
Definitions include: acronym for "fear of missing out".
Definitions include: governed by chance.
Definitions include: acronym for "I miss u", i.e. "I miss you."
Definitions include: I.M.Y. means "I miss you."
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Definitions include: prefix applied to another word.
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Definitions include: A woman who flaunts her breasts and ass, flirts with all the men, and belittles all the other women.
Definitions include: to miss an opportunity.

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Definitions include: "ain't no thang", i.e. "it isn't a thing", meaning that something isn't to be concerned about; "no big deal"; "don't worry about it".
Definitions include: to be okay; not a big concern.
Definitions include: something excellent, useful, etc.
Definitions include: acronym for "can't remember a fucking thing".
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Definitions include: fine young thing.
Definitions include: to have sex.
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Definitions include: a penis.
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Definitions include: a notable characteristic.
Definitions include: to spice up "things".
Definitions include: acronym for "see you tomorrow".
Definitions include: acronym for "there ain't no such thing as a free lunch".

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