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ster

abbreviation

Definition of ster




-ster

noun combining form

Simple Definition of -ster

  • : someone who does or handles or operates something

  • : someone who makes or uses something

  • : someone who is associated with or participates in something

Full Definition of -ster

  1. 1 :  one that does or handles or operates <spinster> <tapster> <teamster>

  2. 2 :  one that makes or uses <songster>

  3. 3 :  one that is associated with or participates in <gamester> <gangster>

  4. 4 :  one that is <youngster>

Origin of -ster

Middle English, from Old English -estre female agent; akin to Middle Dutch -ster


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