Can I replace "missus" with "someone's wife"? I don't understand what "missus" means.
It may be considered rude to refer to somebody without using their title or name. You should refer to someone based on their name or title, and not by their relationship to another person (such as so-and-so's wife). Missus is used to refer to someone's wife, and synonyms included "Madam" and "Mrs." If you don't want to use the word "missus" in front of the person who's wife is being spoken about, you can use their name if known, or "your wife." Ex: My missus and I are childhood sweethearts. Ex: A: Where's your missus? Ex: She's at home.
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