how to pronounce mister

/ˈmɪstɚ/

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mister frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mister occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

mister is pronounced in two syllables

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mɪstɚ

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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

noun:

  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.

verb:

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

words with pronunciation similar to mister

minstersistermasterlistermysterymintermistmustermissedmisty

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