(in house painting or interior decoration) a of thinner, sometimes pigmented, applied to a finish of paint to increase its luster.
[mis-teech] /mɪsˈtitʃ/ verb (used with object), mistaught, misteaching. 1. to teach wrongly or badly.
[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 […]
- Mister big
noun phrase The chief or most important person; big enchilada, honcho: I predict in three or four years he’ll be Mister Big (1940+)
- Mister blewit
noun phrase A man who has failed in some effort (1987+ Canadian)