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Meaning & Definition of Amiss in English

English

Amiss

/əmɪs/

adjective

1. Not functioning properly

  • "Something is amiss"
  • "Has gone completely haywire"
  • "Something is wrong with the engine"
    synonym:
  • amiss(p)
  • ,
  • awry(p)
  • ,
  • haywire
  • ,
  • wrong(p)

adverb

1. Away from the correct or expected course

  • "Something has gone awry in our plans"
  • "Something went badly amiss in the preparations"
    synonym:
  • awry
  • ,
  • amiss

2. In an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner

  • "If you think him guilty you judge amiss"
  • "He spoke amiss"
  • "No one took it amiss when she spoke frankly"
    synonym:
  • amiss

3. In an imperfect or faulty way

  • "The lobe was imperfectly developed"
  • "Miss bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more"- jane austen
    synonym:
  • imperfectly
  • ,
  • amiss