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See also: mister and míster



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Unaccented variant of master in french, influenced by magister in latin, maistre in old french and Meister in german.



Mister (plural Misters)

  1. General title or respect of an adult male.
    This is Mister Smith, assistant to the President.
  2. Official title of a military man, usually anyone below rank of captain.
  3. Official form of address of a president of a nation; Mister President.
  4. A warrant officer or cadet in the United States Military Academy at West Point.
  5. An informal title used before a nickname or other moniker:
    Mister Suave; Mister Baseball