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1mister

noun mis·ter \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
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Origin of MISTER

alteration of 1master
First Known Use: 1551

2mister

noun mist·er \ˈmis-tər\

Definition of MISTER

:  a device for spraying a mist

Origin of MISTER

2mist + 2-er
First Known Use: 1973
MISTER Defined for Kids

mister

noun mis·ter \ˈmi-stər\

Definition of MISTER for Kids

1
cap —used sometimes in writing instead of the usual Mr.
2
:  sir 1 <Do you want a paper, mister?>

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