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-ster

noun combining form

: 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
:  one that does or handles or operates <spinster> <tapster> <teamster>
2
:  one that makes or uses <songster>
3
:  one that is associated with or participates in <gamester> <gangster>
4
:  one that is <youngster>
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Origin of -STER

Middle English, from Old English -estre female agent; akin to Middle Dutch -ster
-STER Defined for Kids

-ster

noun suffix \stər\

Definition of -STER for Kids

1
:  someone who does or handles or operates
2
:  someone who makes or uses <songster>
3
:  someone who is associated with or takes part in <gangster>
4
:  someone who is <youngster>

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