Mistering



[mis-ter] /ˈmɪs tər/

noun
1.
(initial capital letter) a conventional title of respect for a man, prefixed to the name and to certain official designations (usually written as the abbreviation Mr.).
2.
Informal. sir (used in direct address and not followed by the name of the man addressed):
Mister, is this your umbrella?
3.
(initial capital letter) a title prefixed to a mock surname that is used to represent possession of a particular attribute, identity, etc.:
Mister Know-it-all.
4.
the informal or social title used in addressing a military warrant officer or any naval officer below the rank of commander.
5.

6.
Older Use. husband:
You and the mister staying long?
verb (used with object)
7.
to address or speak of as “mister” or “Mr.”.
/ˈmɪstə/
noun
1.
an informal form of address for a man
2.
(navy)

3.
(Brit) the form of address for a surgeon
4.
the form of address for officials holding certain positions: mister chairman
verb
5.
(transitive) (informal) to call (someone) mister
/ˈmɪstə/
noun
1.
the full form of Mr

as a title of courtesy before a man’s Christian name, mid-15c., unaccented variant of master. As a form of address, without a name and with a tinge of rudeness, from 1760.

noun

Man; fellow; guy •Always used in direct address, usually to a stranger: Hey, mister, where’s the turnoff for Bogota? (1760+)

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