a combining form meaning “a person expert in or renowned for” something specified by the initial element (often used derisively):
schlockmeister; opinionmeister; dealmeister.
combining form
a person who excels at a particular activity: spinmeister, horror-meister

combining word

Very active in, adept at, or in charge of what is indicated •These words have proliferated hugely since the 1960s, apparently on the model of schlockmeister: admeister/ attackmeister/ blurbmeister/ budgetmeister/ burgermeister/ coupmeister/ dealmeister/ frissonmeister/ hypemeister/ kinkmeister/ megadealmeister/ mudmeister/ mushmeister/ opinionmeister/ ordealmeister/ packmeister/ perkmeister/ processmeister/ quote-meisters/ rapmeister/ schlockmeister/ shuttlemeister/ sleazemeister/ spinmeister/ spookmeister/ symbolmeister/ talkmeister/ trashmeister/ yakmeister

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[fr German, or fr Yiddish mayster, ”master”; what was probably a Yiddish word was given, as is the custom, a German spelling]

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