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English definition of “mister”

mister

noun     /ˈmɪs.tər/ US  /-tɚ/
the complete form of the title MrRoyalty, aristocracy and titles an informal and often rude form of address for a man whose name you do not know: Listen to me, mister, I don't ever wanna see you in this bar again.Kinds of menMen and women
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