how to pronounce mister


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mister is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mister in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in the studio recording mister this this …”

meanings of mister


  1. General title or respect of an adult male.
  2. Official form of address of a president of a nation.
  3. A title conferred on an adult male, usually when the name is unknown. Also used as a term of address, often by a parent to a young child.
  4. An informal title used before a nickname or other moniker.
  5. Official title of a military man, usually anyone below rank of captain.
  6. A device that makes or sprays mist.
  7. Necessity; the necessary time.
  8. Need (of something).
  9. A kind, type of.
  10. A warrant officer or cadet in the United States Military Academy at West Point.
  11. Someone's business or function; an occupation, employment, trade.
  12. Formal address to any official of an organization.


  1. To address by the title of "mister".
  2. To be necessary; to matter.

mister frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mister occurs in english on average 9.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mister can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mister can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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