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mister

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noun mis·ter \ˈmis-tər, for 1 ˌmis-tər or in rapid speech (ˌ)mis(t)\

Definition of mister

  1. 1 capitalized :  mr. —used sometimes in writing instead of Mr.

  2. 2 :  sir —used without a name as a generalized term of direct address of a man who is a stranger <hey, mister, do you want to buy a paper>

  3. 3 :  husband



Origin of mister

alteration of 1master


First Known Use: 1551


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mister

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noun mist·er \ˈmis-tər\

Definition of mister

  1. :  a device for spraying a mist



Origin of mister

2mist + 2-er


First Known Use: 1973


MISTER Defined for Kids

mister

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noun mis·ter \ˈmi-stər\

Definition of mister

  1. 1 cap —used sometimes in writing instead of the usual Mr.

  2. 2 :  sir 1 <Do you want a paper, mister?>





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