mister

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1mis·ter

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

Definition of MISTER

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

Origin of MISTER

alteration of 1master
First Known Use: 1551

2mist·er

noun \ˈmis-tər\

Definition of MISTER

:  a device for spraying a mist

Origin of MISTER

2mist + 2-er
First Known Use: 1973

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