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See also mister
Unaccented variant of master in french, influenced by magister in latin, maistre in old french and Meister in german.
- enPR: mĭsʹ-tər, IPA: /ˈmɪstər/, X-SAMPA: /"mIst@r/
- (UK) IPA: [ˈmɪstə(ɹ)], X-SAMPA: ["mIst@(r\)]
- (US) IPA: [ˈmɪstɚ], X-SAMPA: ["mIst@`]
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- Rhymes: -ɪstə(r)
- Homophones: Mr., mister
Mister (plural Misters)
- General title or respect of an adult male.
- This is Mister Smith, assistant to the President.
- Official title of a military man, usually anyone below rank of captain.
- Official form of address of a president of a nation; Mister President.
- A warrant officer or cadet in the United States Military Academy at West Point.
- An informal title used before a nickname or other moniker:
- Mister Suave; Mister Baseball