meister

noun meis·ter \ ˈmīs-tər \
Updated on: 4 Apr 2018

Definition of meister

: one who is knowledgeable about something specified often used in combination
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Examples of meister in a Sentence

  1. asked the office's wine meister to recommend a good bottle for a dinner party that she was hosting

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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


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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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