meis·​ter ˈmī-stər How to pronounce meister (audio)
: one who is knowledgeable about something specified
often used in combination

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
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Word History


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, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of meister was in 1979

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Cite this Entry

“Meister.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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