Definition of ster 

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Definition of -ster (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : one that does or handles or operates spinster tapster teamster

2 : one that makes or uses songster

3 : one that is associated with or participates in gamester gangster

4 : one that is youngster

History and Etymology for ster

Noun combining form

Middle English, from Old English -estre female agent; akin to Middle Dutch -ster

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English Language Learners Definition of -ster

: someone who does or handles or operates something

: someone who makes or uses something

: someone who is associated with or participates in something

-ster

noun suffix
\stər\

Kids Definition of -ster

1 : someone who does or handles or operates

2 : someone who makes or uses songster

3 : someone who is associated with or takes part in gangster

4 : someone who is youngster

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