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mister

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noun mis·ter \ˈmis-tər, for sense 1 ˌmis-tər or in rapid speech (ˌ)mis(t)\

Definition of mister

  1. 1 capitalized :  mr. —used sometimes in writing instead of Mr.

  2. 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. 3 :  husband

Origin and Etymology of mister

alteration of 1master


First Known Use: 1551


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mister

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noun mist·er \ˈmis-tər\

Definition of mister

  1. :  a device for spraying a mist

Origin and Etymology of mister

2mist + 2-er


First Known Use: 1973


MISTER Defined for Kids

mister

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noun mis·ter \ˈmi-stər\

Definition of mister for Students

  1. 1 cap —used sometimes in writing instead of the usual Mr.

  2. 2 :  sir 1 Do you want a paper, mister?



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