cher maître

noun
cher maî·​tre | \ sherˈmātr(ᵊ), -t(rə) \

Definition of cher maître

: a person regarded as a master or model in an art or profession often used as a form of address to such a person

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History and Etymology for cher maître

French, literally, dear master

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“Cher maître.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cher%20ma%C3%AEtre. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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