Definition of Mister

1. Noun. A form of address for a man.

Exact synonyms: Mr, Mr.
Generic synonyms: Form Of Address, Title, Title Of Respect



Definition of Mister

1. n. A title of courtesy prefixed to the name of a man or youth. It is usually written in the abbreviated form Mr.

2. v. t. To address or mention by the title Mr.; as, he mistered me in a formal way.

3. n. A trade, art, or occupation.

4. v. i. To be needful or of use.

Definition of Mister

1. Noun. General title or respect of an adult male. ¹

2. Noun. Official title of a military man, usually anyone below rank of captain. ¹

3. Noun. Official form of address of a president of a nation; ''Mister President''. ¹

4. Noun. A warrant officer or cadet in the United States Military Academy at West Point. ¹

5. Noun. An informal title used before a nickname or other moniker: ¹

6. Noun. Title conferred on an adult male. ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete) Someone's business or function; an occupation, employment, trade. ¹

8. Noun. (context: now rare dialectal) A kind, type of. ¹

9. Noun. (obsolete) Need (of something). ¹

10. Noun. (obsolete) Necessity; the necessary time. ¹

11. Verb. (obsolete impersonal) To be necessary; to matter. ¹

12. Noun. A device that makes or sprays mist. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mister

1. sir [n -S] - See also: sir

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mister

misteaching
misted
mistell
mistelle
mistelles
mistelling
mistells
mistemper
mistempered
mistempering
mistempers
mistend
mistended
mistending
mistends
mister (current term)
mistered
misteries
mistering
misterm
mistermed
misterming
misterms
misters
mistery
misteuk
mistflower
mistful
misthink
misthinking

Literary usage of Mister

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"It is necessary that I tell you mister the Tourist that I speaks English. Oh, yes ! I am what you call mister the Polisman. You say you are English—where ..."

2. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"But mister Red Bird—dar. When he done got th'oo wid wipin' off Br'er ... Dat way mister Blue Bird talks all de year round, yet he keep a-singin' in de ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1792)
"... of Eyes— mister RAMUS enters the Kitchen—mister KAMUS it ... re enter-:th to becalm mister SECKER, by clapping btr hand en his mouth—An ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1852)
""Now, mister, while I *m giving the finishing touches to the pictur' — that is to say, filling up the outline with /яде-Ink— I wish you VI Just have the ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1792)
"... of Ejes— mister RAMUS enters the Kitchen—mister RAMUS is ... re-entereth to becalm mister SECKER, by clapping her hand on his mouth—An ..."

6. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1867)
""I say, tho', mister," cried the Yankee, calling after him, " might ask what's to pay ; or buy a box o' the hair-powder—that's the least you can do. ..."

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