Definition of meister
: one who is knowledgeable about something specified —often used in combination puzzle-meister
Examples of meister in a Sentence
asked the office's wine meister to recommend a good bottle for a dinner party that she was hosting
Recent Examples of meister from the Web
A key reason that Network Solutions is suddenly becoming more active in its PR efforts is because the company hired a professional spin-meister, Christopher Clough, who signed on six weeks ago as director of communications.
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Origin and Etymology of meister
Yiddish mayster & German Meister master, from Middle High German meister, from Old High German meistar, from Latin magister — more at master
First Known Use: 1979
MEISTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of meister for English Language Learners
: someone who knows a lot about something : someone who is an expert in something
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