masters

adjective
mas·​ters | \ ˈma-stərz How to pronounce masters (audio) \

Definition of masters

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: competing in, relating to, or being a competition for athletes over a specified age (such as 40) a masters runner

Masters

biographical name
Mas·​ters | \ ˈma-stərz How to pronounce Masters (audio) \

Definition of Masters (Entry 2 of 2)

Edgar Lee 1869–1950 American author

First Known Use of masters

Adjective

1971, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about masters

Statistics for masters

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for masters

The first known use of masters was in 1971

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on masters

What made you want to look up masters? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

something desired as essential

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's that Smell?! Quiz

  • wide eyed dog smelling rose
  • Someone who is hircine smells like a:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!