What does Mister mean?

Definitions for Mister
ˈmɪs tərMis·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mister, Mr, Mr.(noun)

    a form of address for a man


  1. Mister(Noun)

    General title or respect of an adult male.

    This is Mister Smith, assistant to the President.

  2. Mister(Noun)

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

  3. Mister(Noun)

    Official form of address of a president of a nation; Mister President.

  4. Mister(Noun)

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

  5. Mister(Noun)

    An informal title used before a nickname or other moniker:

    Mister Suave; Mister Baseball

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mister(noun)

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

  2. Mister(verb)

    to address or mention by the title Mr.; as, he mistered me in a formal way

  3. Mister(noun)

    a trade, art, or occupation

  4. Mister(noun)

    manner; kind; sort

  5. Mister(noun)

    need; necessity

  6. Mister(verb)

    to be needful or of use

  7. Origin: [See Master, and cf. Mistress.]



    MISTER is a personal rapid transit system developed in Poland. It belongs to the group of PRT systems using a carriage suspended by a rail, mounted so its bottom is approximately six metres above the ground. Olgierd Mikosza, the inventor of the system, claims that switching rails at intersections will be done at full speed of about 50 km/h, with a minimum spacing of 10 m. In addition, adding new intersections and stops should require very little modification to the current network. The pod's carriage wheels descend to grab the side of a triangular structural truss. To switch to another direction, the wheels on the other side of the carriage descend to grab a track on the other side, and lift the first side away. Considerable thought has gone into reducing the system's cost. The system reuses existing rights of way. The main tracks are about 10 metres in the air, so that there is no interference with ground traffic, and the truss can go down the centre of a street. The triangular octahedral truss that forms the track is strong, small, lightweight, sheds snow and is above floods. The tracks provide power, so that the vehicles have no heavy, expensive batteries. The design speed of 50 km/h is slow enough that aerodynamic loads are small. The main disadvantage of the pod design is that it is not very aerodynamic.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mister

    mis′tėr, n. (Spens.) manner, kind: (Scot.) necessity.—v.i. (Spens.) to need, require: to be poor: to be necessary. [O. Fr. mestier (Fr. métier), trade—L. ministerium, service.]

  2. Mister

    mis′tėr, n. sir: a title of address to a man, written Mr. [A corr. of master, through the influence of mistress.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mister' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4391

Anagrams for Mister »

  1. ermits, merits, miters, mitres, remits, smiter, timers

How to pronounce Mister?

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How to say Mister in sign language?

  1. mister


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mister in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mister in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Mister in a Sentence

  1. Fidel Castro:

    Mister imperialists, we are not the least bit afraid of you!

  2. John Wayne:

    If you say "three," mister, you'll never hear the man count "ten."

  3. French President Francois Hollande:

    Mister President, I decided we should discuss problems regarding the Ukraine crisis.

  4. Tom Everett:

    do i know you? now i am very scared of guns mister so please do not point that in my face

  5. Vince Lombardi:

    All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means... you're willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.

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