Word Origin Middle English: probably from Old Norse á misadverbjump to other results
BrE BrE//əˈmɪs//; NAmE NAmE//əˈmɪs//
(British English) to be useful or pleasant in a particular situation A little luck wouldn't go amiss right now! I followed them all the way to make sure nothing went amiss.
not come/go amissjump to other results
(British English) to feel offended by something, perhaps because you have understood it in the wrong way Would she take it amiss if I offered to help?
take something amissjump to other results